John Deam: Emotional arguments on both sides | TheUnion.com
YOUR AD HERE »

John Deam: Emotional arguments on both sides

Regarding Steve Hurley’s recent letter to the editor: What an insightful — not inciteful — letter. I concur in spades. During this election cycle, it is especially true that both major parties are using emotional arguments to activate their voters. That’s usually not the case for conservatives. In the past it’s been more like the old Benjamin Disraeli saying — if you’re young and not a liberal, you don’t have a heart (emotion) and if you’re old and not a conservative, you don’t have a brain (reason). I like the way radio commentator Tom Sullivan thinks: he doesn’t like either party. Like Sullivan, I’m a fiscal conservative, but a social liberal. I also like the way economist Cody Willard puts it: “The ‘Republicrat’ politicians do a disservice to the people.”

John Deam

Grass Valley


Support Local Journalism


Support Local Journalism

Readers around Grass Valley and Nevada County make The Union’s work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.

Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.

Your donation will help us continue to cover COVID-19 and our other vital local news.

 

Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User


Letters

Alvin Blake: Strengthen our power grid

|

We must do more to strengthen our power grid against an electromagnetic pulse event. Such an event can result from an attack by terrorists or by another country (China may already have the capability) or…



See more