Dan Shaver: One-letter magic

November 30, 2013 

Regarding the Nov. 29 Under the Dome item “Rucho tries to claim JFK for tea party”: Falling clearly into the current Republican efforts to rewrite both science and history based on ideology rather than facts, state Sen. Bob Rucho’s effort to recast JFK as a tea party leader is an easy shot. It requires only the substitution of a two-letter preposition for a three-letter preposition in the most famous line of his inaugural address.

“And so, my fellow Americans: Ask not what your country can do for you – ask what you can do TO your country.”

Dan Shaver

Pittsboro

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