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June 2, 2013

Newspaper is assaulting Republican Party

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NORMAN —

After three paragraphs, the writer turned the horrific tragedy of the May 20 Moore tornado into a political issue, asserting that Republican legislators do not spend enough on public schools. Associating the Republican Party with the deaths of 24 human beings and the loss of 13,000 homes is about as low as one can get.

I can well recall when I ran for state representative my Democratic opponent even stooped to using the Murrah bombing against me, falsely contending that I believed the U.S. government had blown up the federal building. I won a libel suit, but that did not erase the emotional pain.

That seems to be the Democratic Party method of operation. Associate the Republicans with acts of terrorism, tornadoes and other tragedies. Sadly, The Transcript has chosen to become the mouthpiece for these hate-filled tirades.

Steve Byas

Norman

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