Letter: Beyond-the-Pale Cartoons

To the Editor:

We are in complete agreement with the Jan. 22 letter from Don Glasgo (“Find a Replacement for McCoy”). Glen McCoy’s cartoons are not expressions of political opinion, but rather seem to be mere expressions of hatred of our president and any progressive ideas. We understand that the Valley News wants to be seen as fair-minded, but McCoy’s cartoons go beyond the pale. Free speech is everyone’s right; however, your paper has no obligation to publish expressions of hatred.

Sylvia Field and Leonard Rahilly



Letter: Find a Replacement for McCoy

Friday, January 18, 2013

To the Editor: I fail to see the value of Glenn McCoy’s editorial cartoon on Jan. 17 showing a caricature of President Obama surrounded by Secret Servicemen and saying, “There’s too many guns being used to protect other lives besides mine.” Does McCoy seriously believe Obama values only his own life — that no other lives are worth protecting? This …

Letter: Spare Us McCoy’s Dreck

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

To the Editor: I would seriously like to know how you justify publishing Glen McCoy’s latest despicable “cartoon.” What purpose is served by running this deeply dishonest, insulting, sacreligious piece of dreck? Richard Dybvig Tunbridge …