Letters to the Editor

Trump's actions were insult to soldiers

On President Donald Trump’s recent trip to Paris to memorialize the end of WWI, he canceled his trip to an American cemetery near Belleau Woods, the site of an important battle, because of rain.

After more than 116,000 American soldiers died and more than than 200,000 were wounded in this war — many suffering and dying with their faces in the mud — the president was afraid of getting mud on his shoes or his hair mussed.

This insult to our soldiers, past and present, in my view, disqualifies him to be the commander in chief of our fine military.

John A. Gross

Iowa City

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