July 9, 2020
The Waitsburg Times Publisher has this to say after attending the Peace Rally in Walla Walla:
“The topic of our country’s systemic racism and its effects on people of color is difficult to hear.”
She continues, “It was a big reminder that we must listen, truly listen, to voices other than our own. Listening without feeling the need to respond or debate.”
This is awful advice. What if those “voices other than our own” are spewing bad ideas? Bad ideas that meet with no response or debate tend to turn into implemented bad ideas, bad policy. And what is wrong w...