Cartoon about Jan. 6 anniversary was unfair criticism

I find the editorial cartoon, regarding the one-year anniversary of the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol misleading and divisive (Editorial cartoons for Saturday, Jan, 8, The Herald). Your pledge to be inclusive and tolerant of other views is failing. I do not condone the invasion of the Capitol building. First, the facts are that only a small percentage of those attending the rally actually participated in the illegal acts.

Secondly, to portray this as something left over from the Confederacy is misleading, hurtful to those from the South, and divisive.

Political talking TV heads have called the Jan.6 rally an insurrection. What do you call the thugs that took over a part of downtown Seattle. This was truly an insurrection attempting to overthrow established order. I have not seen anything from your paper condemning the riots, rapes, murders and property destruction that occurred in downtown Seattle.

Please live up to your goals to be inclusive and to accept other viewpoints.

Don Coleman


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