Your Opinion: Lie helps secure victory, award

Dear Editor:

I’m writing in reference to the “CelebrityNews” piece on page two of the May 5 issue of the News Tribune whereby the Boston (AP) reported “President George H.W. Bush has been honored with a Kennedy “courage” award for agreeing during his presidential term to raise taxes to confront a spiraling deficit.”

Boy with that lie (“Read my lips, no new taxes”) getting him elected and even winning an award, Obama’s definitely a shoo-in!

Issue-oriented letters to the editor in response to this or about other local topics are welcome. All letters should be limited to 400 words. The author's name must appear with the letter, and the name, address and phone number provided for verification. Letters that cannot be verified by telephone will not be published. Send letters for publication to editor@newstribune.com