Support for opinions on both sides
To the Editor:
I would like to take this opportunity to thank the Times Gazette for the outstanding job it is doing in the Opinion page. I look forward to reading the insightful national columnists that appear there, even though some of them are not of the same political persuasion as I am.
I have noticed recently the T-G is coming under fire for printing editorials that some people in the community disagree with. The trademark of a good newspaper is the willingness to present both sides of an issue, so that its readers can develop their own opinions. A newspaper that only gives one viewpoint consistently, either left or right, in an effort to please the majority of its readers, is actually doing the community a disservice.
The fact that some of the columnists in the Opinion page don't speak glowingly about Donald Trump should not make people angry at the T-G, unless they are so closed-minded they insist on seeing only one side of every issue. If they are so fanatical about their reality-show hero that they can't bear hearing a negative word about their emperor, they should move to Russia. I'm sure Putin and his Puppet would be happy to accommodate them.
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