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Steer clear of form letters

Form letters written by an organization in hopes its supporters will forward them to newspapers does nothing for public debate.

We don't run those kind of letters if we spot them.

They're not always easy to pick out, but it was easy today. A few of these letters showed up over the weekend, all saying the same thing.

I've emailed all of the people who forwarded these letters, saying we'll be glad to run 200-word original letters.