Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Be Truly Informed

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Be Truly Informed

Article excerpt

I wake up to the president's questionable actions daily. I am amazed at how we got here.

It is embarrassing for a president to tweet personal insults. How did we elect a person who has no respect for or understanding of the Constitution he swore to defend? I am proud of the people protesting this attack on democracy. As a history teacher, I love discussing current events. I try not to argue my point but fundamentally don't understand why people voted for Donald Trump.

I believe "Lazy America" is to blame: those who refuse to vote because of disbelief in the system, obtain news from limited sources and believe fake news. Voting is a right and responsibility. Not voting is like lying in the street and being upset that a car hit you.

It is ridiculous to limit your news sources in 2017. …

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