Re "Debates on issues need more sense of civility" (Forum, Dec. 2): More civility? Huh! Rep. Dan Lungren, R-Gold River, is all into civility these days. This from a guy who participated in a deliberate strategy of obstructing the people's government for four years, all the while pretending it was President Barack Obama's fault, suppressing the vote of millions of Americans, sitting in on hearings of guilty banksters and basically licking their boots, when his job was to ask penetrating follow-up questions to get at the truth.
Believe me, Mr. Lungren, less civility would be quite welcome if it got us to the truth and helped solve problems.
It is obvious who Mr. Lungren represents, and it isn't the 99 percent, and that's fine, but just don't try to pretend you're anything but a lobbyist/politician for the rich, apparently willing to do almost anything to get what you want.
Shameful behavior, and Republicans are still doing it.
-- Tim Mckinnon, West Sacramento
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