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Illinois and my state of California are blue. To oust Donald Trump from the White House, the Democrats will need to win swing states such as Wisconsin. And since your town’s college football team just showed Wisconsin how it’s done, Illinois voters should next do their part to help Wisconsin voters get it right in 2020.

Or, put differently, I look for any excuse to advocate for a new president.

GARY WESLEY

Mountain View, Calif.

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