Letter: Criticism saved for conservatives

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Many of us are quite bored with the arrogant bullying being practiced by a certain editor who happens to have a regular column and lots of black ink. I'm specifically referring to Lou Brancaccio's Sept. 22 column, "Play my new game show!"

This is just one of many where he goes after Sen. Don Benton, R-Vancouver, whom he refers to as his "buddy" while he stabs him in the back. It's also worth noting that the never-failing, fear-inducing "ultra conservative" is always placed before the name of Benton and many other Republicans, but we seldom see in this column any reference to the "radical left-wing."

It was announced recently that Afghanistan is banning all newspapers from Pakistan saying they are nothing but propaganda. I wonder if there's a way we can ban elements of our "mainstream media." I know, we have the First Amendment, which I heartily support, but we can dream, can't we?

Lynn Costello

Vancouver