Lowered standards for letters to The Day
Since Paul Choinière's retirement the quality of letters published by The Day has been in decline. Personal attacks, most recently against George Soros, have enlivened the editorial page with insults. Are fact checkers vetting the letters? Is anyone at The Day concerned about a standard of civility and respect in the letters that they publish? Please stop the descent before our local newspaper, long respected for its integrity and fairness, becomes a tabloid using the crowd-pleasing formulae of the late Jerry Springer Show.
Rev. Bruce M. Shipman
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It has been over a year now since our nation witnessed a violent assault on our Capitol in an effort to thwart the legal and peaceful transfer of power. The Jan. 6 assault inflicted a deep and dark wound on the American body politic which continues to fester and infect our basic institutions.