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Letter: What the Cartoon Omitted

To the Editor:

I must say I appreciated your political cartoon of Aug. 26 showing a hard-working Republican entrepreneur. In the cartoon, the Republican says, “I believe in equality” while pointing to a graphic showing a mass of people being equal to one person holding a bag of money. The cartoonist forgot one thing, however. He did not show the masses of people with the bags of money they earned working for the entrepreneur. Equality can mean many things, and everyone should have an equal chance for a good job in a strong economy.

Mary Daly

Fairlee

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To the Editor: I want to thank Mary Daly for clarifying the Clay Bennett cartoon published on Aug. 26 in her Aug. 29 letter, “What the Cartoon Omitted.” I originally thought the cartoon was a jab at the GOP definition of success as getting all of the money in one bag. I now realize that all the empty-handed folks are …