Re "Best choices for a pivotal Tuesday ballot" (Editorials, Nov. 1): We know that most in the media take political sides. However, it has become high time for conscience and responsibility to be inserted into the proper purpose for the media's existence, which should be to inform without putting forth any political agenda.
I work within a business framework that depends on customers for our ongoing existence and if we treated almost half of our customer base in a fashion similar to how The Bee treats its customer base, then we would suffer almost immediate and certain demise. What gives the editorial board this undeserved and self-serving gall to tread heavily on something approaching half of its support. Will the day arrive when your political soap-boxing becomes irrelevant and your support base evaporates?
-- Robert Lee Sanford, Folsom
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