Skip to main Content
Letters to the Editor

Letter: We need consistent values

  • Author: Stephen Joynt
    | Opinion
  • Updated: February 12
  • Published February 12

Without question, there are large numbers of Donald Trump supporters who are good, honorable folks, many of whom I call friends and often share values with. Quite a few have children and would never allow them to display the amoral, unethical, lying, bullying and at times dishonest behavior regularly demonstrated by our nation’s leader.

What kind of message does this send to adolescent, soon-to-be young independent adults that their parents find it OK or at least tolerable in our president, but not in the family, clan or tribe?

In our increasingly diverse culture, we should all be very concerned that this can be a significantly devastating factor for our country’s long-term cohesion and sustainability.

— Stephen Joynt

Wasilla

Have something on your mind? Send to letters@adn.com or click here to submit via any web browser. Letters under 200 words have the best chance of being published. Writers should disclose any personal or professional connections with the subjects of their letters. Letters are edited for accuracy, clarity and length.

Local news matters.

Support independent, local journalism in Alaska.

Comments