GOP leadership must hold Trump accountable

The article that appeared on the front page of the Sept. 6 Chattanooga Times Free Press titled "GOP falls in line behind Trump" was of special interest to me.

Most of those quoted are men and women I know well, respect and have supported in previous years. However, I felt many of their comments did not give a complete picture of the overall performance of President Trump.

When 80% of the citizens of this country feel the country is heading in the wrong direction, the person at the top has to be held accountable.

The leadership of the GOP must take action to reverse the cause that created the unsustainable blight on our country.

Pat Brock

Lookout Mountain, Tennessee


Letter writer was wrong about Trump

An Aug. 30 letter to the editor with many untruths in it appeared. In my opinion and that of many of my friends and anyone in the Chattanooga area who in any fashion keeps up with the presidential race, what was alleged was not true.

The letter stated, "Trump wants to sow confusion because he knows no one with good sense would vote for him." The writer was sadly wrong. I will vote and am proud to vote for President Trump and Vice President Pence because apparently I have more sense than he does.

At least President Trump can stay awake and not fall asleep and snore on a live interview on television. He is not out to destroy Medicare. He is pointing out that Biden/Harris will do everything they can to have illegals, dead people and many folks voting several times to try to win.

So please refrain from using Hillary Clinton's trick with talking about people, good people, like she did in 2016 when she called Republicans a basket of deplorables.

Jim Ganoe


Trump needed a Mr. Rogers

I just watched PBS' documentary about the creator of the show "Mister Rogers Neighborhood." Fred Rogers died in 2003 at age 74, the same age President Donald Trump is now.

Mr. Rogers spent his working career trying to help children understand the world and their place in it. His favorite sayings included: "I like you just the way you are," "the greatest gift you ever give is your honest self" and "real strength has to do with helping others."

Also, "There are three ways to ultimate success: The first way is to be kind. The second way is to be kind. The third way is to be kind."

What a shame there was no Mr. Rogers in the life of the young Donald Trump.

Marjorie Pasch



Nazi symbol of hate painful for all to see

There is nothing funny about swastikas in America. There is nothing funny about swastikas in Chattanooga.

Our anger at witnessing the hate of this symbol on the Walnut Street Bridge is comparable only to our deep hurt for those vandals who either do not care or do not understand the millions of deaths and the destruction of countries caused by Nazi Germany — for which the swastika is still the most cruel symbol.

Franklin and Tresa McCallie