Re: “New citizens like the US – they swear it at ceremony” (TNT, 2-5).
Thanks for reporting on the naturalization ceremony Tuesday in Olympia where 10 South Sound immigrants from seven countries became American citizens. It was uplifting to hear them praise this country for giving them the opportunity to participate in the American Dream.
Contrast this attitude with some in America who see only the negative: discrimination, inequality, unfairness, bigotry, etc. The newly minted American citizens mentioned not a word of criticism of their new country. Instead they spoke of having opportunity, getting jobs, having the ability to earn …