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The meaning of Brown's 'no show' [Letter]

Dan Rodricks called Anthony Brown's "no show" perfectly when he wrote "that was not hibiscus ... that was hubris" ("Really looking forward to the next TV debate," May 31). Of course, Mr. Brown has had some excellent teachers, namely the U.S. Congress!

It sealed my vote for the progressive candidate. Mr. Brown did not adhere to Woody Allen's advice that "half of life is just showing up." Service did not stop with the military; the voters do count.

Amy Carroll, Timonium

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