Letters: Nov. 22, 2004

In her report on the divisiveness of the presidential election [Nov. 1], Nancy Gibbs contemplated whether it will be possible to bring Americans together after the vote. It is not only possible but also probable. While those in our nation's capital and in the media are totally consumed by politics, most Americans view politics as just one element of their everyday lives. We are too busy to be overcome by the aftermath of elections. We share key values. Ultimately, we all want to be able to live decent lives in peace and security. The presidential election almost seems to have taken on the quality of the World Series...

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