Breaking News Bar
posted: 6/6/2013 2:15 PM

Sadly, letter evoked a hateful response

hello
Success - Article sent! close
 

I have to say, Richard Franke's letter of May 10 is the ugliest letter I have seen in the Daily Herald. But aside from the personal attack on my opinions, it is not hate that I feel for the Republican politics, it is fear. Fear they will try to revoke my right to vote, as they have done in Pennsylvania, Florida and other states around the country; fear they will try to privatize my Social Security, a program I have paid into the past 65 years. Fear they will try to limit the health care assistance I need -- and pay for; fear they will never stop hating a U.S. president, vowing eternal objection and protest to anything connected -- directly or remotely -- to his administration, as promised so proudly by a U.S. senator from Kentucky; fear that some, no matter how mentally limited, will believe the rants and ravings of the Bachmanns and Limbaughs.

The comments in my letter of April 30 were not personally vile, as was the vitriol in Mr. Francke's, and as seen in the venom spewed by the Akens, DeMints and Gomerts on the Republican side of the aisle.

Order Reprint Print Article
 
Interested in reusing this article?
Custom reprints are a powerful and strategic way to share your article with customers, employees and prospects.
The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald. Complete the form to the right and a reprint consultant will contact you to discuss how you can reuse this article.
Need more information about reprints? Visit our Reprints Section for more details.

Contact information ( * required )

Success - request sent close

I don't see hatred in my mirror, I see it in the letters column.

Frank Sears

Buffalo Grove

Share this page
Comments ()
Guidelines: Keep it civil and on topic; no profanity, vulgarity, slurs or personal attacks. People who harass others or joke about tragedies will be blocked. If a comment violates these standards or our terms of service, click the X in the upper right corner of the comment box. To find our more, read our FAQ.
    help here