The Linear Canvas
This journal is about the wrongs and rights of the world, as I see them.

The Linear Canvas

Liberals and Me

September 27th, 2002 . by Alexander Fisher

I read a letter in a local newspaper the other day. The letter was very critical of the way liberals thought and acted.  I had the feeling that this person writing the letter, was an intelligent individual. His letter was well written and he has the sound of an educated person. My one problem was his generalized opinion of Democrats as being liberals. The Clinton haters of the 90’s were successful at linking the word liberal with any negative thought that came to mind. I always felt insulted, but knew that the vast majority of Republicans are kind and thoughtful of fellow Americans. The reactionary media has found that inflaming the situation made for higher advertising rates. That’s America and our free enterprise system at work, but it certainly has had a very negative effect on how Americans view themselves and others, in general.

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