Escondido, CA


Editor, Times-Advocate:

After reading your opinion section of the Times-Advocate for a couple of years now, I cannot contain my opinion any longer. 

You categorize Democrats as ‘elites’ and use Trump verbiage to bash others.  You are offended and find Hillary’s ‘deplorable’ statement more offensive than anything Trump has ever said, mocked, lied about or instigated. According to, Hillary was quoted as saying at a LGBT meeting, “You know, to just be grossly generalistic, you could put half of Trump’s supporters into what I call the basket of deplorables. Right? The racist, sexist, homophobic, xenophobic, Islamaphobic — your name it.”

Hillary regretted categorizing some people as deplorables and was quick to offer an apology. An apology, something Trump has not uttered. 

That you think Trump’s hateful mean-spirited rhetoric is fine and dandy makes me wonder what exactly Trump would have to do for you to take off your rose-colored Republican glasses and see our political situation for what it is? Trump goes on Fox News and blames the Demon Democrats for the wall not being built, deaths of immigrant children, anytime the stock market dips, fake news, government shutdowns and probably his poor golf game. My family members who are 

Republicans are avid watchers of Fox News, Breitbart and listen to the Patriotic radio show. So now mainstream TV channels like NBC, CBS, and ABC are liberal news outlets that concoct made-up stories that try to make Trump look bad?

According to your June 6, 2019 opinion piece, you labeled the Mueller investigation as “Russiagate” touting the theory that the report is all a conspiracy, “That’s because the purpose of the ‘gate’-keepers — otherwise known as the mainstream media — is to protect and advance the interests of the Democratic party.” 

David Ross, if you truly believe NOTHING is the truth then you live in a world controlled by the right wing media that is attempting to divide Americans into US and THEM. I refuse to adopt that narrow-minded thinking. We are Americans first.


You can read the Mueller report here:

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3 responses to “Letter to the Editor: I REFUSE TO ADOPT YOUR NARROW-MINDED THINKING”

  1. your brains are in between your back pockets!

  2. Joe says:

    It’s nice to see someone else is paying attention Christine. Unfortunately, the old white guys can’t be persuaded to realize that they’ve been duped by a professional self-serving con-man. Sadly, they may be long gone before their friends and families feel the full effects of this administration’s dismantling of our democracy.

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