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TUESDAY'S LETTERS: 'LAT' and Rumsfeld, Pat Tillman's Religion

Magazine article Editor & Publisher

TUESDAY'S LETTERS: 'LAT' and Rumsfeld, Pat Tillman's Religion

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In today's letters, a reader thinks that if Donald Rumsfeld were to guest-edit a section of the LA Times it should be from Guantanamo, and another thinks it should be made clearer that Pat Tillman was "probably an atheist."

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Rumsfeld as Rumored 'LA Times' Guest Editor

Ever since the right-wing, bond-clipping, John Birch Society side of the Chandler family (mortally opposed to their late, liberal cousin, Otis Chandler, who led the paper to greatness) sold out the LA Times to the Tribune Co. of Chicago in 2000 in a stock swap to avoid capital gains taxes, the paper has been spiraling rightward and downward toward mediocrity. The LA Times still has some great reporters, but the editorial page has become a joke of grand, neocon Rotary Club proportions.

And now David Hiller, the Tribune's new interloping publisher of the LA Times [wanted] his former "squash partner," Donald "the War Criminal" Rumsfeld, to guest-edit?

Rumsfeld [should have been set to perform] his editorial duties from behind bars in Abu Ghraib or Guantanamo Bay.

David WylesPlaya Del Rey, Calif.

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The Real Pat Tillman Cover-Up

The real cover-up continues to be that Pat Tillman was non-religious. …

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