Why publish 'distortions'? - Catholic Courier

Why publish ‘distortions’?

To the editor:

It was very disappointing to see Ben Reed’s letter “Perceives ‘subtle bias'” in the October issue. It is hard to understand why the Courier would publish such a distortion of facts. When did the Catholic Church support preemptive wars on terror? Why was McCain’s strong support of the death penalty not mentioned? Most of the alleged Obama positions were gross distortions.

Could our newspaper raise our “letter” standards?

Paul Stack Sr.

Van Voorhis Avenue

Rochester
 

EDITOR’S NOTE: Most reputable newspapers allow readers to criticize their coverage. As our Letters Policy states, “Our discerning readers may determine whether to agree or disagree with the opinions expressed.”

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