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DOONESBURY: TNT copped out

Letter by John Stella, Tacoma on March 19, 2012 at 12:03 pm | 8 Comments »
March 19, 2012 12:03 pm

I don’t get it. What was so bad in the Doonesbury strip that I read online that was so controversial you refused to run it? If everyone else didn’t accuse you of being so far left, I would say you were being swayed by Fox News.

I think you did your readers a disservice by not running the strip all week. If you thought it didn’t belong in the comics, then you could have moved it once again to the editorial page. Most everything published there is controversial in one way or another.

I have believed for years that The New Tribune is at least striving to be fair and balanced. Don’t change that now. Doonesbury is a satire that provokes thought. Not everyone will agree with it, but don’t censor the ideas that get those thoughts going.

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