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Don't shirk civic duty during the lazy days of summer

Don't shirk civic duty during the lazy days of summer

If Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of summer, a season for frivolity, it could also mean several months of postponing some serious decision-making as we focus on the great outdoors, crab feasts, family reunions and dream vacations.

Before we tune out, keep in mind that there is no more important decision facing us than who will become the next president of the United States. As we soak up the sun's rays, we cannot afford to take too much time off from soaking up as much information as possible.

Like many people who consider themselves well informed, I have done a lot of laughing at the expense of Donald Trump. I see the flip-flopping that calls into question whether...

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