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Beware political endorsement letters

Dear Editor,

Now that the political season is upon us, it might be appropriate for the paper to review its policy for accepting letters to the Editor which are political endorsements.

Some of these letters are not spontaneous. The timing of the letters to the editor and the subject matter can be initiated as part of a candidate’s campaign.



Candidates buy space in the newspapers for individual endorsements. Why should endorsements be submitted as letters to the Editor at no charge? In addition to that, political letters to the Editor make for poor reading, or are not read at all.

This would only be fair to all of the candidates, especially those that choose not to use letters to the editor as a part of their campaign.



Just a thought in trying to be politically correct.

Ken Call

Glenwood Springs


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