Columns and news coverage of The Herald appreciated

I renewed my subscription to The Daily Herald last week, and plan to do so as long as it is in business. Quality local journalism is vital, especially in these times of the cold civil war in our country. I especially love the column twice monthly from Steve Smith, the Whistling Gardener, and the opinions by Sid Schwab. Two of many great resources in our community.

I have seen some other readers writing to complain about the “left-leaning” slant of The Herald, and their pleas for more balanced news. I would only say this to those folks: When the right-wing press and broadcast “news” sources start telling the truth, I know The Herald will report on it.

As it is right now, Fox TV (cannot be called news), Newsmax, OANN, Breitbart, etc. and the many yahoos who post on social media, are continually lying to those who partake of their output. They poison their readers and listeners with misinformation, hatred and toxicity. It always surprises me that seemingly intelligent people believe that drivel. I appreciate The Herald for not giving any space or time to those who would destroy our country from within with lies and deceit.

Mary Ellen Hardy

Everett

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