Letter to the Editor: America doesn’t need open season on symbols
July 6, 2015
Truth to tell, and at the risk of further inflaming current hysteria, the horrific event in Charleston has been turned into a “gift that keeps on giving,” into a new battle flag/Confederacy paradigm. What was long dead and respected — even by Union veterans — has now been resurrected into something so loathsome and alive that it stands in the way of “justice,” is made culpable for the dissatisfaction of millions.
Froma Harrop: Too many people are crowding the great sights
July 5, 2015
ROME, Italy — On a recent June day, about 24,999 other tourists and I squeezed into the Vatican’s Sistine Chapel. Seeing the Vatican and its museums is one of the most visually magnificent experiences on Earth. Clearly, the word has gotten out.