• The new Fort Sumter
    October 03,2013
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    The Republican party has been offering outlandish historical parallels to express their opposition to Obamacare (Nazi appeasement, etc).

    I would offer a different one to describe the current shutdown of our federal government: This is the Fort Sumter of the Confederate Revival. The Tea Party, never strong on facts, has again mistaken the war and cause from which their passion springs.

    STEPHEN BELCHER

    Pittsford
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