Letters to the Editor

Letter: Lead by example

I read Mayor Bronson’s statement from Oct. 12 calling for “calm and compassion in our city,” and suggested the health care providers “treat every patient with dignity, compassion and kindness regardless of creed or personal beliefs.” This is the same mayor who stated he felt the hospitals were overstating their burden in dealing with the pandemic, referred to the Assembly during his campaign as a “bunch of idiots,” defended people wearing the Star of David in protest at contentious Assembly meetings, and sat idly by when one of his supporters made derogatory comments to my Assembly member Christopher Constant followed by a round of applause and said nothing.

Our city, our health care workers and our Assembly deserve better — might I suggest leading by example?

— Doug Lyon

Anchorage

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