Posted: January 31, 2013 at 3:03 a.m.

Dismayed in the extreme As much as I respectfully disagree with President Barack Obama’s vision for and leadership of our country, I very much liked his point during his second inaugural address that we must not mistake absolutism for principle. It is not necessary to be intolerant to be devout, yet so much of partisanship in recent political history has rewarded the polarizers and extremists on both sides of the aisle.

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Editorial, Pages 17 on 01/31/2013


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