L E T T E R t o t h e E D I T O R
Election cartoon bordered on treason
I read daily the moans of the press about the low turnout at election times. But one only has to look at the cartoon in last Saturday’s Spec to see one of the reasons why.
Elections are portrayed as being boring, unnecessary and tedious. Let me remind our editor that the right to vote was bought with blood and pain, and to denigrate and belittle the democratic process is to devalue the sacrifices of those who paid the ultimate price.
Knock the parties all you like, but to constantly portray the elections themselves in this way is, in my humble opinion, bordering on treason.
Elections are the heart and soul of our democracy, so stop with the snide cartoons and comments already.
Les Scanlan Sr., Hamilton