Will Newman's letters say nothing of substance

Posted 5/13/22

To the editor:

Why does Westport Shorelines continue to publish the lengthy and sometimes incomprehensible rants from Will Newman? His May 5 opinion piece is just another example. He uses lots of …

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Will Newman's letters say nothing of substance

Posted

To the editor:

Why does Westport Shorelines continue to publish the lengthy and sometimes incomprehensible rants from Will Newman? His May 5 opinion piece is just another example. He uses lots of words, too many in fact, and exceeds the 500 word limit by about 50%. Shorelines should enforce the 500-word limit and spare readers the extra suffering induced from his frequent opinions.

Mr. Will Newman touches on many subjects in his May 5 opinion, and I list some of them below:

* Putin-Trump

* Uncomfortable educational content

* Tax legislation

* Industrial/manufacturing policy

* Free market regulation

* Public education objectives and funding

* Supreme Court packing

* Climate change

* Health care expansion

The “stream of consciousness” presentation and absence of details and specifics are fundamental to Will Newman’s writings. He says nothing, and there is nothing to discuss. I do however think he is confused on the issue of packing the Supreme Court. It is rather, a far left agenda issue inspired by appointment of three conservative Justices by President Trump

Elliot Whipple

Westport

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