Re: “Where has Kate Smith’s America gone?” (letter, 2-16).
The writer’s attempt to misrepresent the quote by Jeremiah Wright, although aged and worn out, is a classic example of how the Republicans and other right-wing followers do business. Wright’s quote partnered up with illustrated examples of America’s wrongdoings.
As to the statement directed at a song sung by many, but Kate Smith in particular, does the writer think that God would bless an America that discriminates against his people? If we are all “God’s children,” a country that would attempt to lessen the lives of blacks, homosexuals or any …