Skip to main content
Advertising

Northwest Voices | Letters to the Editor

Welcome to The Seattle Times' online letters to the editor, a sampling of readers' opinions. Join the conversation by commenting on these letters or send your own letter of up to 200 words letters@seattletimes.com.

November 16, 2012 at 4:00 PM

  • Share:
             
  • Comments (23)
  • Print

Tea Party Patriots isolated in Northwest

No room for haters

If extreme conservatives like Tea Party Patriot Keli Carender are going to be consumed with anger, “not wanting to be around these (liberal) people” and “glaring at everyone around (her),” then she should move somewhere else [“Surrounded by liberals, tea-party group isolated,” NWTuesday, Nov. 13].

We have no room for haters like Carender here in Seattle and I only hope other parts of the country she mentions feel the same way. It’s time for Carender to put away her anger and instead ask herself why so much of the country is shifting away from values like hers.

If only 18 people show up at your meetings, your group is not a political party, it’s a group of haters. And by the way, if a neighbor puts an American flag in their yard, they're not a “secret conservative neighbor,” they're an American. And being from California is not “a virus.” Like the “lib” bumper sticker says, “Hate is not a family value.”

— Dan Travers, Seattle


Most Popular Comments
Hide / Show comments
I was thinking that these "tea-partiers" sound very much like La Rouchies... MORE
I wonder if anyone of her family or close friends are recipient of SS or other governme... MORE
From the same post: But if conservatives want to do the same thing they are tarred... MORE

News where, when and how you want it

Email Icon


The Seattle Times photographs

Seattle space needle and mountains

Purchase The Seattle Times images


Advertising