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Letter: Divisive language

Editor, Gazette-Journal:

I have recently read hundreds of comments attached to those who feel that President Trump has begun his administration with an extremely divisive tone. Dawn Dale’s letter (“Childish behavior,” Jan. 26 Readers Write) is an excellent example of words and tone that are divisive.

Her response to Americans who do not support the president is they “need to find their nanny to help them get over it.” She labels protesters as “ignorant, angry, foolish people,” women as “hysterical because they did not get their way,” and stars as exhibiting “their ignorance and lack of respect for America”—all of which only reflects her own lack of respect for her fellow Americans.

She would like us all to go quietly as President Trump tweets his agenda. Thomas Jefferson was once quoted as saying, “When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes duty.” For many Americans this will be their call to dut...

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