Letter to the Editor — People should have freedom to speak

Published 12:00 pm Friday, July 15, 2022

To the Editor:

I read with considerable amusement Maggie Snoddy’s letter to the editor suggesting boycotting a business because she doesn’t agree with their displaying the Confederate battle flag.

I’m a Yankee transplant, so I have no dog in this hunt other than a general distaste for the spoiled three-year-old progressive/communist point of view that advocates personal destruction for anyone who doesn’t toe their particular party line.

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It might interest Maggie Snoddy to know that locating nearly all of her personal information online was trivial. Would I ever stoop to the depths she proposes for the business and publish it? Not on your life. That’s the difference, I suppose, between those who really believe in the freedom to speak one’s mind and those who just mouth the words.

James Wills