The Beachcomber should stick to local issues | Letter to the Editor
October 23, 2012 · Updated 12:25 PM
I subscribe to The Beachcomber to get local news and events. I was disappointed to see yet one more “political” article but thought from the title that it would condemn the excesses on both sides as well as the propensity of all politicians to dodge the tough issues and kick the can down the road. Instead the article opined that Europeans think and Americans don’t. I immediately thought of the brilliance of Spain, Greece and Italy. Examples of American “non-thinking” only cited those from supposed conservative sources.
Many of us would prefer that The Beachcomber stick to local issues and leave national politics to more prestigious sources such as the Wall Street Journal, NPR and CNN rather than someone who admits to thinking as a hobby.
— Joan Ouderkirk