I would like to thank the Daily Republic for brightening my day when I open my morning paper and see a cartoon by Michael Ramirez. What an artist! What a sense of humor!
Of course, some readers with an opposing viewpoint cannot see it as a joke. The first thing they do is attack Mr. Ramirez’s character by calling him a liar. They cannot tolerate and also get extremely paranoid if anyone makes fun or makes any type of comments with a different prospective on their leftist-leaning government.
Almost all major newspapers and other news organizations favor the left, except Fox News. In the past, a regular contributor to the Daily Republic, Mike Kirchubel, wrote that Fox News and especially the O’Reilly Factor with Bill O’Reilly consist mostly of lies. Does Kirchubel have any proof? Of course not. That is how the left works to discredit anyone and everything that does not fit in its agenda. Repeat it often enough and people who don’t take the time to check it out believe it. That is how they get into power.
It happened in Germany in the 1930s and 1940s, it could happen here. However, because this country is much larger it would take more time, and there are still a lot of Republicans, Democrats and Libertarians who believe in the expression of free speech, also to agree to disagree.
But there is a full-scale assault against that freedom. Don’t be fooled by their name, “liberals,” they are by no means for Liberty.