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Anti-Trump Letter Reveals As Much About Writers as the Candidate They Despise
By Daily Bell Staff – May 30, 2016
Over 450 Writers, Including Stephen King And Michael Chabon, Sign Petition Against Trump … Pulitzer and National Book Critics Circle winners call out Trump’s “nativism and bigotry.” -Huffington Post
This is an amazing effort considering the many things that writers could complain about when it comes to the US.
But it is Donald Trump that seems to have aroused these writers.
Published on Literary Hub, the petition states, “We, the undersigned, as a matter of conscience, oppose, unequivocally, the candidacy of Donald J. Trump for the Presidency of the United States.”
The letter was signed by Celeste Ng, Lydia Davis, Rick Moody, Rebecca Solnit, Lauren Groff, Jennifer Egan, Anthony Marra, and over 400 others.
The letter concludes as follows:
The rise of a political…