Editor’s note: The following letter is in response to last week’s letter “Thomas Euell Responds.”
In a recent letter, Thomas Euell complains about the usage of the term “capitalism” by previous letter writers, yet he then compounds this alleged ill with his own.
You proffer the term “liberal” as if it were something heinous, and paint other writers thusly: “your liberal friends” (used twice), “Obama and his ilk… that is what liberals do,” “you and your cohorts,” and then you complain about the term “Romnesia while you offer up “Obamacare.”
I’m not going into what Romney left in Massachusetts, but it certainly was not “a good job in Massachusetts” that you suggest, nor the improvement he credited himself with in education, when indeed Massachusetts led the nation in education prior to Mitt’s moving there.
Before you rant on about the term “liberal,” I humbly request that you visit a dictionary and read the definition, and then consider our Declaration of Independence, our Constitution and most especially the constitutional amendments, for they are all liberal ideas. Picking just one or two, woman’s suffrage and the 13th Amendment might enlighten you about liberalism. Hint: Richard Nixon wanted a national healthcare system, and Abraham Lincoln was responsible for the 13th Amendment. So we see, even Republicans have moments of enlightenment.
Oh, Romney lost. You need to get past that and perhaps together we can work on our nation’s problems, instead of name-calling.