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One joy of reading and participating in the Chaska Herald opinion pages for 45 years is exposure to a wide range of views. The arguments used to be more civil and fact-based though. People cared more about how candidates would affect the economy.

Now there seems to be a danger of losing our democracy because people can’t see (or don’t care) that Donald Trump is a self-centered person who lies about 70% of the time according to fact-checking studies. We need to speak up.