Letters to the Editor


In Glenn McCoy’s usual grotesque caricature of President Obama, (hint, hint: he’s black) McCoy shows him as pressing for gun laws and saying, “There! Now you’re safe.”

Would a gun law requiring rigorous background checks be one of the laws McCoy finds so odious? If so, he must be unaware of a recent poll which found 90 percent of the polled favored it.

McCoy no doubt crows about his precious “freedom to bear arms.” How about our freedom to walk into a store, a street, a park, a hospital, a theater, a school, a church, a synagogue, or a mosque without being gunned down?

Oh, yes, I know McCoy’s glib solution: more guns.

Fred L. Ehrstein, Belleville