I am disappointed in the attitude of Robert Satiacum, the elector featured in the Oct. 13 article, “Area elector might refuse to cast vote for Clinton.”
There are two issues Mr. Satiacum should be aware of as a Native American in the United States.
First, did he forget that Donald Trump opposed Native American tribes entering the world of casinos? Does he acknowledge the casino located on the Puyallup tribe’s land has provided a business that has earned money for the tribe so they can compete in business in the outside world? That business has brought tribes and their members closer to each other and provided jobs for a better way of life.
Second, Mr. Satiacum should consider the fact that the next president will appoint a justice to fill the vacancy on the Supreme Court. When a tribe files a lawsuit concerning an issue important to that tribe, and it goes through the court systems and eventually to the Supreme Court, that court needs fair members.
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Hillary Clinton will nominate a competent, reasonable person who will examine the law that determines the outcome of the case. Examine the appointments of the recent past — they need to be a legal scholar, not a partisan decision maker.
Those Democrats who trusted the elector vote to Mr. Satiacum should mean something to him. Get over the fact that Bernie Sanders lost and do the right thing. There is too much at stake.