Congressman unimpressive

To the Valley News:

Part of Ticonderoga is in the 20th Congressional district and at the last election we voters moved away from liberal Democrats and elected a candidate who stood for conservative reform, or so he said.

It has been long enough for me to realize we made a mistake and can expect little more than “business as usual” in our congressional district. I have made a few calls to (Rep. Chris) Gibson’s office and got very little satisfaction in the answers to my questions about his policies as our representative.

I met him and chatted for a short while at the Fort Ti clambake and was not impressed at all. He was evasive when asked difficult questions and his other comments seemed very scripted. I came away feeling we had done nothing but replaced one bad liberal politician with another. For me, at the next congressional election it will be “vote ‘em out” time again.

Jeffrey MacMakin, Putnam

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