Creating an Equal Opportunity Page

Letter to the Editor I spotted letters from 14 men and three women on the Sept. 22 Free for All page. It caused me to wonder if women’s letters aren’t being published or whether we’re just not writing many letters to the editor. But then I remembered...
Letters to the Editor: Readers Respond to Kaul’s Departure

Letters to the Editor: Readers Respond to Kaul’s Departure

Managing Donald Kaul’s fan mail got harder after his farewell column. That’s no surprise — he’s a master columnist with a vast and loyal following. Yet I had a hunch that this part of my job wasn’t quite as challenging as it should be. So...

Verizon Shortchanges the Facts

Verizon’s corporate communications director published a guest column a few weeks ago in the Meriden, Connecticut Record-Journal that recently came to our attention. Bob Varettoni’s column responded to our Shortchanging America op-ed distributed via...
Kaul’s New Super PAC Draws Donor

Kaul’s New Super PAC Draws Donor

Laurie Kittle of Springfield, Missouri really gets Donald Kaul’s sense of humor. In response to his hilarious Destroy Our Future column, she published this letter to the editor in the Springfield News-Leader. It began by providing him with a “sweet scented...

Letters to the Editor: Debating Mexican Immigration

Manuel Pérez-Rocha’s OtherWords op-ed Misguided U.S. Economic Policies Drive Many Mexicans to Come Here is clearly a conversation-starter. “This is an excellent and correct perspective on the immigration debate and it is one that deserves front-page...

Letters to the Editor: Antibiotics, Jobs, War, and God

In response to The War on Antibiotics by Ben Lilliston, “bystander” quipped on Common Dreams, a great website with a very active commenting community that ran this OtherWords op-ed, “You discount the advantages of this. Next time you are sick, just...

Letters to the Editor: Kaul on Barton and God

As is generally the case, just about all our latest letters to the editor came in response to Donald Kaul’s OtherWords columns. “I loved Donald Kaul’s article in today’s Wilmington (NC) Star-News about Rep. Joe Barton’s moment of...

Letters to the Editor: Kaul’s $50 Bill Column

Here’s how our readers have responded to Kaul’s column back in April about conservatives attempting to replace Grant with Reagan on the $50 bill (Keep Grant on the $50 Bill). “Phony as a $3 bill would better fit Ronald Reagan,” Arthur House of...

Letters to the Editor: Kaul on Kagan and God

Readers tend to love or despise OtherWords columnist Donald Kaul. Here’s the latest on their letters. “I enjoy all your columns they publish in the (Biloxi, MS) Sun Herald, but this morning’s column was particularly enjoyable,” wrote Ms. Carole...

Letters to the Editor: Kaul’s ‘Enduring Literature’

Peeved by an April 9 letter to the editor that attacked OtherWords columnist Donald Kaul, The Washington Post‘s Eugene Robinson, The New York Times’ Paul Krugman, and other liberal voices, Winston-Salem Journal reader Cyclone Covey weighed in on April 19...