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Election article full of stereotypes, bias

Fargo I am appalled by the amount of ignorance, discrimination and stereotypical remarks put into the Nov. 6 article "F-M area favors Obama." This extremely biased article is not what needs to be put out as fact. Sure, Obama "bested Republican Jo...

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I am appalled by the amount of ignorance, discrimination and stereotypical remarks put into the Nov. 6 article "F-M area favors Obama."

This extremely biased article is not what needs to be put out as fact. Sure, Obama "bested Republican John McCain by a large Electoral College margin in Tuesday's election," yet you fail to mention that by popular vote they were only off by 6 percent and that Obama only won with

52 percent of the nation's votes.

However, the most shocking claims came with the reasoning that Fargo-Moorhead voted for Obama because of its colleges and highly educated people and workers. By claiming this, you bring the assumption that Republicans are uneducated and lazy.

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If you compare policies, however, it is exactly opposite of that. Obama and the Democrats want the distribution of wealth. These policies lean toward and uplift the "I deserve" mindset of so many Americans today. In turn, it shows the lack of work ethic not within the Republican Party but the Democratic.

If you want to continue patting yourself on the back to paint yourself blue, then please go ahead and do it. However, when put into the position to write news, please don't leak your bias into the headlines.

I am one of the "educated college students" of this area and of America. Having gone through the educational system of this country firsthand, I fear for the self-deserving mindset that it has created. America, I fear, has voted not off of the issues, but off of charisma and the promise to get more. I believe we as a country need to once again embrace the hard-working and patriotic mindset that was once in this country long ago.

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