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Trump is no comparison to McCain

How did Donald Trump go from being one of the most effective media candidates in modern history to one of the most inept media presidents? Could it be that Twitter is great for getting elected, but a disaster for governing? Those are the questions media critic David Zurawik explores in this analysis of Trump’s media fail since entering the White House.

It was disheartening over the weekend to hear and read President Trump's disparaging tweets (“A ‘pathetic life’: Meghan McCain escalates her pushback against Trump,” Mar. 18) about the late Sen. John McCain, especially his reference to "last in his class’ (Annapolis) John McCain."

A Naval Academy graduate, no matter what their class rank, is forever known as a distinguished naval officer ready to serve their country with honor and bravery.

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A president who used a phony medical deferment (a bone spur) to escape the draft is forever known for what he is, a cowardly draft dodger. There is no moral equivalency.

Beryl Rosenstein, Pikesville

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