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Letter: Turning a blind eye

  • Author: Don Neal
    | Opinion
  • Updated: September 9, 2019
  • Published September 9, 2019

The letter from Cheryl Lovegreen, published on Sept. 4, was both timely and needed. As we grow into the habit of allowing any government or any person of political power to overstep their bounds, so we encourage their inclination to do so.

Our current president and our current governor are illustrations; they have crossed traditional and expected boundaries and experienced no significant consequences, so immediately looked for more lines to cross in furtherance of their own goals. Rogue nations do the same, reflecting the ambitions of their leaders.

Such aggressions at any level are most easily stopped at first notice, and by whomever has the authority and power to stop them. Judging by the present turmoil in our country, this principle needs continual repeating and reinforcement; I am grateful for Ms. Lovegreen’s doing so, and am proud to call her my daughter.

— Don Neal


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