The day after Donald Trump won the presidential election, the Albuquerque Journal launched an editorial calling for “action” against “illegal immigrants.” That’s not a surprise to Journal readers who also had a few things to say about the election that shocked the world. A quick hat tip to our own reader Charlotte Lipson of Las Cruces who flagged these letters, along with her own providing some balance to the populist analysis. Here are a few excerpts from letters to the Journal this week:
Election results deserve acceptance
AMERICA, THE land of the free and the home of the brave; a place where we can rest easy knowing that our constitutional rights are protected by a strong military and great leaders. If you’ve read your history books, you have learned that these freedoms didn’t come easy.