Re "Debates on issues need more sense of civility" (Forum, Dec. 2): U.S. Rep. Dan Lungren's lofty column is lacking something.
Did you conduct yourself with dignity, sir, when you plotted and voted to obstruct all proposed remedies for Americans in distress? Did you honor and respect women by trying to control their personal health choices? Or did your party behave ethically by engaging in rampant voter-suppression, denying a basic right in "our great country," as you put it?
Lungren express no remorse or regret for these shameful actions, and it reveals that he has not learned how to serve the country.
Karl Rove and the GOP have used uncivil, dirty campaigns successfully for years, but this year Democrats have fully fought back. Now when a tough campaign is aimed at Lungren, suddenly it's "stunning and cynical."
One ad didn't beat you, sir. Your party's obstruction and morally bankrupt behavior sent you into retirement.
-- Stephen Farr, Sacramento
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