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COVID-19, Elections And Protests: Views From HuffPost Readers

Our editors picked some of your most thought-provoking comments from last week’s top stories.
In a recent poll, one of HuffPost members’ top-requested features was a round-up of reader comments.
In a recent poll, one of HuffPost members’ top-requested features was a round-up of reader comments.

Every week, HuffPost editors read your comments on our top stories and highlight those that cut through the noise and make us think, help us see things from a different perspective, start conversations or even change our minds. 

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Comments have been edited for clarity, spelling, punctuation and length. 

“Please don’t take this election for granted. VOTE!!!!!”

— Leslie Smart

“Trump logic: He wins, it’s all on the up and up. He loses, it’s rigged.”

— Max Lord

“Everyone needs to ask themselves in whose hands they would like to put their personal safety?”

— Amanda Anderson

“Eventually everything ends. Trump is just admitting that he has no idea when or how to make it happen sooner.”

— TC

“Civil disobedience. Who has supreme control over your children? The parents. Don’t take them to school. Push for electronic learning at least until there is a vaccine.”

— Alice Oles

“Our scientists don’t yet know the specifics on the ‘get over it’ aspects of this virus. There could well be effects that are not immediately apparent.”

— Phyllis Tallent

“This should be the top story in every newspaper, every site and every TV news show/network. The republic will survive a pandemic, but it will not survive authoritarianism.”

— Mark Lewandoski

“This is how you make America great: by instilling fear in the people. Before, only minorities and the poor were fearful. Now, America is fearful.”

— Niyi Delano 

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