Political rhetoric will always be heated

Most of the facts had not been identified yet before the left wing progressive news commentators, politically correct, anti-free speech, pro amnesty and gun control nut cakes blamed the tea party, Republican Party, Sarah Palin, Rush Limbaugh and Fox News for the horrific shootings in Tucson, Arizona. Even though The Sun's editorial ("The language of violence," Jan. 11) states that "all the information revealed so far about the accused shooter, Jared Lee Loughner, suggests that mental illness, not the tone in Washington, is to blame", The Sun could not keep from linking violence with the language used during last year's election.

I guess The Sun editorial writers would like every politician to be peaceful, respectful, truthful and accurate and not say an unkind word about their opponents. I have news for the writers. That is not our politics and never will be.

Although the political process has warts, thank goodness for our free speech rights.

Ron Wirsing, Havre de Grace

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