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PITTS: Columnist has selective memory disorder

Letter by Ronald A. Petitte, Federal Way on May 5, 2010 at 9:15 am | 22 Comments »
May 5, 2010 9:15 am

Re: “Whatever the problem, it’s undoubtedly the liberals’ fault” (Leonard Pitts Jr. column, 5-5).

Once again someone has to correct some of the facts and mischief-making as presented by Pitts.

Lets start with the cost of paper for newspapers. Recently The News Tribune announced that the News Tribune would be an inch narrower because of higher expenses. Was the TNT not telling the truth? I believe it was.

Then Pitts makes the assertion that the Republican Party won’t accept John McCain or Charlie Crist because both are RINO Republicians. I remember how Sen. Joe Lieberman was treated by the Democrats. They ran another Democrat against him because he did not agree with Harry Reid and Nancy Pelosi on certain issues. I guess the Democrats do not allow for different opinions in their party either.

The American Spectator is one of a few very good publications that represents conservative thinking. Pitts seems oblivious to the fact that most cable and print media lean to the left and some very far left in their publications and shows. It’s very similar to liberals trying to shut down Fox News by discrediting everything they say and do. One lone conservative-leaning cable channel is one too many for liberals.

Pitts goes on to show his disdain and low opinion of conservatives and Republicans by comparing them to dogs used in research by a Russian physiologist. His last sentence defends the dogs, saying “dogs can’t reason.”

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