Letters can be a tough call

By Chuck Kajer, Managing Editor

Sometimes newspaper editors have to make tough calls. Often, the toughest calls are with letters to the editor.

People who write letters are often moved by an issue and feel passionately about the subject on which they are writing. We get the most letters during election season, and candidates and their supporters on both sides are often unhappy when we do not publish all the letters or publish them in their entirety.

Recently we received a letter from a group of St.

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