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Letter: Raise the Level of Debate

To the Editor:

Regarding the Oct. 8 letter by Raymond V. Maurice: When are you going to exercise your right to edit and delete ad hominem attacks such as his use of the word “loonie” to describe leftists? If you are not going to act responsibly to encourage civility, who will?

James M. DiClerico

Quechee

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