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LETTER: Students involved in March: ‘Misinformed’

April 24, 2018 GMT

A recent front-page, above-the-fold Journal headline, “Rep. King ridicules student,” is a total disgustingly, reprehensible fabrication of the truth. The Journal staff doesn’t get it any better than those well-intended, but misinformed students did.

One of our congressman’s problems is that he assumes the general public is much better informed than they actually are. The students who participated in the “March for Our Lives” were a small minority of mostly adults (“Here’s who actually attended the March for Our Lives,” Washington Post, March 28). In my opinion, the rally was organized and financed by anti-gun, anti-Second Amendment zealots who used these students as props to further their fascist agenda. There was one thing missing - to really pull at the heartstrings of our dumbed-down population, those students should have had a kitten or a puppy.

One of the students used by the organizers of this rally was Emma Gonzalez, wearing some sort of military uniform with a Cuban flag patch, not a U.S. flag. That is what prompted Congressman Steve King’s remark, “This is how you look when you claim Cuban heritage ...” Dictator Fidel Castro’s first order of business was to totally disarm Cubans to prevent an uprising.

And that is the goal of this country’s elitists. A quote from a true patriot, the late Charlton Heston: “Only from my cold, dead hands ...” - Gerald Pallesen, Marcus, Iowa