Letters to the Editor

Deserving of thanks

The mother of a son who is serving in the Air Force was loudly booed at a recent Pence/Trump rally.

There is no excuse for this unbelievable show of disrespect. Whether you are a Democrat, Republican or independent, you should be grateful for the young men and women protecting the U.S. Some will return with life-altering injuries and some will give the ultimate sacrifice and not come home at all.

Where is this election taking us if drowning out a mother’s concern with shouts and boos is OK? If you have a son or daughter, grandson or granddaughter, a neighbor or friend who is a veteran or serving in the U.S. military, give them and their families your thanks and respect — they’ve earned it.

Linda Keil, Centre Hall