The Shrinking Democrats

Joe Klein is almost correct when he states that the ABC News debate in Philadelphia "will go down in history for the relentless vulgarity of its questions" [May 5]. But the questions weren't so much vulgar as they were vapid. The only thing moderator Charles Gibson forgot to do was follow Barbara Walters' infamous example and ask Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton what kind of trees they would be.
Holmes Brannon, WOODLAND PARK, COLO., U.S.

I am a Catholic American with an Arabic name and take great offense at the comment you made about Obama's name....

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