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By Mike Nelson
Edmonds Mayor 

Hate speech undermines our community | Guest View

 

Last updated 11/11/2021 at 12:41pm



No member of our community – no matter their background or circumstance – should be vilified or scorned as (Council candidate) Will Chen was last week.

The despicable, vulgar rantings of the individual who wrote to Mr. Chen through his campaign website were the worst form of behavior and must be called out. As mayor of this community, I know that Edmonds is a warm, welcoming place, full of loving and caring people who come together in celebration, joy, and also in hardship and compassion.

Yet, we suffer a very small, albeit persistent, presence among us of hate-filled individuals who...



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Reader Comments(1)

Deborah Arthur writes:

Well Tuesday night is your chance to take down the offending problem or part of it before it causes more problems. This is your chance to go with the moderate and all of Edmonds Mike. Encourage your people on the council who vote very L to think about this and if it is a tie you call that tie for the whole city of Edmonds not just the Bowl. Then you will show us if you really care what happens to Edmonds. Thanks. Looking forward to the meeting and seeing you all still healthy. Good. I am for you not doing in person yet. I am trying to help you! You help all the rest of us Ok? Deb

 
 
 

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