It has been more than a week since the terrible murders in Texas and Ohio. And over this time, while normal Americans grieved the loss of life, we have had to watch some pretty nasty political posturing.

We have seen Democratic presidential candidates accusing the president of being a white nationalist, while TV hosts like John Oliver bolstered that agenda by accusing the President of “creating an environment” that allows the growth of “white nationalism and anti-immigrant rhetoric.”

Amy Edmonds is a former state legislator who lives in Cheyenne. When she’s not watching reruns of “Yes, Prime Minister,” she can be reached at

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