Conservatives just ignore 'offensive' TV choices

info@islandpacket.comAugust 16, 2013 

The recent letter regarding "forced" viewing of Fox News on TVs in public places is a perfect example of the difference between the liberal and conservative mind.

She is "offended" when she walks into her bank or other public places and Fox News is tuned in. She goes on to say that they should offer CNN or MSNBC. A classic example of how most liberals demand everyone conform to their way of thinking, their choice of entertainment, news, worship, self-defense, etc.

A conservative, on the other hand, wouldn't like CNN any better, but they would ignore it and go about their business. If sitting in front of it, they might look at it, but most likely they would pick up a magazine, their smartphone or even close their eyes and dream of better times. They wouldn't demand the owner of the property stop allowing it on their TV.

I suppose the letter writer is equally "offended" by a public Nativity scene, Christmas music or a menorah during the holidays, or my decision to own firearms, and if I had school-age children, to home-school them.

Needless to say, the next classic example will be to attack me personally for my opinion because it differs from hers and to launch a campaign to boycott your paper for publishing my response.

Howard Pritz

Bluffton

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