All should be free to express their opinion

A newspaper shouldn’t censor.

Editor’s note: This letter is in response to the editorial, “White nationalism comes to Enumclaw,” published Jan. 15.

Many times over the past 25 years have I stopped to read various pamphlets, posters and petitions being displayed in front of the post office on Cole Street.

While I don’t always agree with them, nor do I always sign their petitions, I do respect their right to promote their right to freedom of expression.

I find it ironic that the editor of a newspaper would use the heavy hammer of censorship to crush all dissent contrary to his.

What next, closed-circuit cameras with facial-recognition software on Cole Street to round up all the dissidents for re-education camps?

Richard Simpson


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