Conservative misses liberal columnist

I never thought I’d miss Sid Schwab! How can this be?

He didn’t see the stonewalling of Benghazi. Maybe he even thought like many (if not most) of the writers to the editor that conservatives deserved to be targeted for political reasons by the IRS. He’s probably found a way to rationalize the lies (they were, after all, for our own good) that Obama and the Democrats told about Obama care. You can keep your own insurance and doctor?

So how can I miss him?

Well, probably a part of his agenda was to generate conversation and he did that very well. He didn’t like “southrons,” conservatives or Republicans, and I’m southern, conservative and therefore vote Republican, but the man knew how to generate thinking and letters to the editor. So, bring back Dr. Schwab. Better yet alternate him with a local conservative who can also generate conversation.

Bob Willis

Arlington

More in Opinion

Editorial cartoons for Saturday, Sept. 23

A sketchy look at the day in politics.… Continue reading

Why Snohomish County should shoot for Amazon’s HQ2

Editorial: Not that we have a real shot at it, but because of what else we might attract here.

Schwab: Gift of a Shaolin priest provides lesson in humility

A post-surgery gift from a kung fu master at first seemed like an extravagance of little use.

Commentary: There’s room for a diplomatic North Korea solution

President Trump has the opportunity to use diplomacy to keep North Korea in check. Tweets won’t work.

Editorial cartoons for Friday, Sept. 22

A sketchy look at the day’s political stories.… Continue reading

Ignatius: Only creative thinking, not taunts, will deter Kim

The U.S. needs options and a coldblooded rationality, the opposite of Trump’s schoolboy taunts.

Harrop: Why Trump will likley stick with Paris climate deal

Among the reasons: The public’s support for action on climate change and Trump’s poll numbers.

Dionne: Trump’s tough talk at U.N. only leaves us weaker

In talking up “sovereignty,” Trump provides cover to the likes of North Korea and Venezuela.

States’ report puts voter fraud claims in proper perspective

Editorial: A review by the state shows questionable ballots by only 74 of 3.36 million votes cast.

Most Read