Hamlets letter, choice to run it, both against respectful discourse

Reduced her message to weak venting.

Hamlets letter, choice to run it, both against respectful discourse

The writer of the letter, “If you don’t like Hamlets policies, live somewhere else” [Citizen, July 9], Lori Hamilton, obviously had the skill to cut-and-paste sections from another article that supported her argument, however when it came to expressing herself in her own words she revealed her lack of vocabulary and/or knowledge by resorting to name-calling (another with a different opinion from hers is a “jerk”) which reduced her message to weak venting.

That you, the editor endorsed such lazy name-calling by printing the letter says a lot about the dismissive attitude towards expressing responsible opinion in a respecful way.

Gloria Lorenzen

Duncan

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