Letters to the Editor

Liberal cartoons miss mark

In a recent letter, David Griffith lauded the Belleville News-Democrat for printing more liberal cartoons. Well, we got one the very next day, and it was painfully stupid.

The two frames compared Reagan saying, “Tear down this wall!” with Trump saying, “Build up this wall!” Sadly, snarky ideas which crumble under a moment of logical analysis are common from the left. Liberals seem to love false equivalence.

With apologies to those who can see the obvious, a totalitarian, oppressive police state used the Berlin Wall to imprison its own citizens. Trump’s proposed wall is a defense against people trying to violate America’s already generous immigration laws.

Edward Nowak, Belleville