I read with interest the recent article "Carroll conservatives clash with
I live in Howard County and am represented by
Apparently Mr. Van Hollen, along with other Democratic colleagues, have greatly benefited from this. It's a matter of what's best for advancing the party agenda, not necessarily what's best for fulfilling the needs and desires of the actual people who are being represented. I was previously a registered Democrat, am now a registered Republican and am on my way to becoming a registered independent. There's no doubt in my mind that similar methods have been used by the
It doesn't matter to me who does it. The bottom line is, it's cheating and it is the antithesis of what a representative democracy is meant to be. Obviously, our congressmen, either on a state or national level, see no problem with this so, for me, the real problem lies therein.
Susan M. Lancelotta,
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