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Letter to the Editor: People Who Live in Glass Houses Shouldn’t Throw Stones

I get it. People have a loveor- hate relationship with political parties and the president who resides in the White House. Thankfully we have a means of expressing our opinions by writing letters to the editor.

I agree with the editorial titled “Politicians Need to Hear From All Citizens, Not a Select Few.” (Advocate, May 3.) Likewise, readers of The Elizabethtown Advocate need to write letters to the editor to express their diverse opinions. I feel that the editor of The Advocate is “fair and balanced” to take a line from Fox News. I enjoyed reading Mr. Eckenrode’s letter “James Buchanan’s Ranking Among America’s Presidents.” I remember the Christian peanut farmer from Georgia confessing he had impure thoughts. The skirt chaser from Arkansas is remembered for saying “I did not have sex with that woman.” President Obama told the American people “if you like your doctor you can keep your doctor.”

Since my birth in 1949, 13 men have occupied the White House including the current occupant, president Donald Trump. Mr. Jack Lewis’s letter titled “November Election Will Offer Distinct Choices to Voters” is concerned with the daily flow of hatred emanating from the White House. In response to Mr. Lewis’s letter I want to say I am glad there is a loving God that is greater than partisan politics and the presidents mentioned above that cares for minorities, the poor, the disabled, the elderly, public school teachers, college professors, intelligent women (which I have been married to one for 40 years), scientists, union members, FBI agents, journalists that work for Fox News (and CNN), school children who protest against gun violence, people who don’t worship as you do, people who love our national parks, and people who tell the truth (which we know Democrats and Republicans don’t always do).

Let’s be mindful of Jesus’s words in John 8:7, “He who is without sin among you, let him cast the first stone…”



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