Opinion: Norwood letter writer voices displeasure with NCTW non-post
To the Editor:
Editor’s note: This letter was in response to our decision not to post a picture of Bugs Bunny saying the word ‘no’ in response to another letter written by David Bolesh, of Lisbon. The submitter requested we publish this as a letter instead.To the Editor
My name and town are three words, and the picture is one. Literally 100x less than 400. What’s the real excuse? Why do you think I’d pay you to not censor me on a public platform? What is it you think I’m advertising? T
hat picture would take up less space than the limit, and I frankly don’t care if it ends up in the newspaper. It seems to me like you won’t benefit from an open dialogue, and want ill informed propagandists to have free rein on public discourse.
It’s unethical and morally dubious to put yourself in a position where you control public discourse and then censor it. It’s not the 1980s anymore, Memes are part of public consciousness and are a valid method of communication in today’s era.
It’s time we start acting like it’s almost 2022 and not like it’s 1942 in Germany.