Sid Schwab unable to be civil, even-handed in columns

Columnist Sid Schwab seems to be utterly consumed with hatred towards Trump and anyone who supports him.

One wonders if he stays up late at night stressing over new ways to spew out the same old venom. The latest nasty name-calling in his Dec. 9 column was probably the worst ever in terms of the use of demeaning comments. No adjective or phrase is too low, too vicious, too vile, or too slanderous for him to use on those with whom he disagrees (“paranoid,” “following in goosestep,” “thieves,” “incompetents,” “denizens of the alt-universe”).

He has proven over and over that he is unable and unwilling to be civil or even-handed in his writing. The Herald is the only paper I know that would print a columnist like Schwab whose content deliberately inflames and drives away potential subscribers.

Linda Jinkens


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