As a political independent I feel it is my duty as a citizen to support the president once the election is over. I did so with President Obama and I am now doing so with President Trump — even though I disagree with many of both men's policies.
Constructive dissent is the wellspring of our democracy. Yet by boycotting committee hearings to protest the president's cabinet nominees some members of Congress have been doing is acting like petulant children.
That is why I plan on giving the boycotting lawmakers an extended "time out" in 2018, as any responsible parent would.
Walter Regner, Baldwin