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Letters to the Editor—Oct.  30, 2022

Subway delirium
Mayor Adams calling the Good Samaritan stabbing an outlier and highlighting the 3.5 million people who survive a subway trip “unscathed” is the epitome of ignorance (“Most safe on metro : Eric”, October 27).

No one in our subways comes out “unscathed”. The assault begins at the subway stairs, which smell of human excrement and urine. It continues to the vending machines where you are accosted by a homeless man looking for cash. The next stop is the turnstile, where you wait your turn while a multitude of people beat the fare.

Then it’s on the platform, where you can’t sit because someone actually lives on that bench. The next fun experience might be a perv rubbing up against you in a crowded subway car or an aggressive beggar. I could go on, but I think I made my point.

Election day is approaching. I hope all the clowns who run this town don’t come out unscathed. Get out there and vote to get these incompetents out of office.

Christopher O’Keefe

need fathers
Kudos to Adam Coleman for his remarkable and thoughtful article (“Fathers Stand Up,” PostOpinion, October 26).

The importance of good and strong fathers and men is crucial for our children, our families and our nation. Bravo and thank you to the fathers of Dearborn, Michigan, for their courage to stand up with strength and love for all children.

Patricia Beveridge
Weston, Vermont.

Weed Dangers
Reading Leighton Woodhouse’s article on the dangers of marijuana, which is sold legally in New York and other states, was very alarming (“So where the smoke is…”, October 23).

You can smell the smoke from the pot all over town. Why are pot and edibles so overloaded with huge amounts of THC? What other product would remain on the public market that, with continued use, could cause psychosis and even permanent schizophrenia?

Once again people have been scammed by politicians and their corporate friends who poured this poison on a gullible populace.

We must realize that the brain is a very dangerous thing to play with. It’s a lie that it’s not marketed to underage children, who are particularly at risk due to their developing brains. Why the hell would you make those evil things look like candy?

Catherine Adago

Fake polls
Kudos to Roger Kimball for exposing many of the errors created by pollsters (“The Midterm Polls & Wishful Thinking,” PostOpinion, October 26).

Early polls are often conducted to create an enthusiasm gap that manifests in boosted or depressed campaign contributions and rally turnout.

The intention is to create an equestrian aspect to politics, which is manipulated by the media.
It is only during the closing stages of the campaign that pollsters need to be specific if they want future business.
Jay Taikeff, Brooklyn

criminal chaos
Murdock’s examination of Deroy’s predictable excuses from the left in “The Left’s Crime Dodge” (PostOpinion, October 22) reveals a complete divorce from reality and is chilling enough.

Hopefully most Americans — especially people of color — will recognize the growing lawlessness happening everywhere. Except, of course, within the closed and guarded precincts of the ruling elites.

Samuel Frazer
Fort Myers, Florida.

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