How heartily I agree with the editorial “Peddling Democracy” (BDN, Nov. 7). It’s a true exposition of what democracy really is and always has been – a movement from within and desired by the people concerned going back to the ancient Greeks.
Bush-Cheney et al engaging the military to force-feed it as seen in Iraq only leads to disaster.
Your recent front-page article honoring Charles Shay was commendable. A worthy citizen of Indian Island and the U.S., his valor during World War II was recognized by France and was duly honored.
Anna F. Fernald