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Local readers weigh in on the news and events from around the country for the Sept. 9 print edition

Be wary of timed news releases before November election

What are the odds that a vaccine for the coronavirus is going to be announced just in time for the Nov. 3 election?

Will it be Friday evening after most of the news people go home for the weekend, or will it be Sunday evening?

The timing will be determined by President Trump's gut instinct as to how much time it takes to spread the word, but still limit the time for the truth of the readiness of the vaccine to become understood.

One of the time factors is that many of the president's followers do not accept information from the mainstream media (MSM). The MSM are news organizations that fact-check news before publishing.

So my money is on Sunday night before the Tuesday election. Trump's Twitter will be all a-jitter with the tremendous tidings that the Deep State is attempting to hold back the good news. "I have saved the nation from the invisible enemy, vote for me."

Donovan Stair

Gervais


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