Confirm Vivek Murthy for surgeon general


I do not recall seeing Larry Pratt’s name on the presidential ballot in 2012, nor did I see the NRA elected to either the U.S. Senate or the House of Representatives. The only organization Pratt directs is the Gun Owners of America, which does not give him the right to dictate to Congress which nominees should be approved.

It seems the Republicans are so beholden to the NRA and its affiliates, that whenever they say jump, the GOP leaps as high as it can to obey. If Dr. Vivek Murthy’s nomination for surgeon general is not confirmed, it will be a great loss for this country.

I am not in favor of the NRA ruling this country. Are you?

Harriet Fiering, Davie

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