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letters | RACE FOR THE SENATE

Candidates need to do better to inform voters

As you pointed out in your article on the first debate between Senator Scott Brown and Elizabeth Warren (“Brown, Warren hit hard on taxes and allegiances,” Page A1, Sept. 21), concerning taxes, “both candidates threw out a slew of figures to paint the other as hostile to the middle class.” Unfortunately, both candidates repeatedly restated the same rehearsed numbers without detailing their positions so as to better educate the public on the complexities of the tax issue.

The public would be better served if the candidates could learn from Bill Clinton’s Democratic convention speech, when he so effectively took the time to carefully deliver his facts and figures in several ways .

Daniel Tarsy

Wellesley

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