Letters to the Editor

Trump’s hypocrisy is obvious

In this Sunday, May 21, 2017 photo released by the Saudi Press Agency, from left to right, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sissi, Saudi King Salman, U.S. First Lady Melania Trump and President Donald Trump, visit a new Global Center for Combating Extremist Ideology, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
In this Sunday, May 21, 2017 photo released by the Saudi Press Agency, from left to right, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sissi, Saudi King Salman, U.S. First Lady Melania Trump and President Donald Trump, visit a new Global Center for Combating Extremist Ideology, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. AP

Donald Trump attempted to portray himself as a Middle East peace negotiator and now offers to sell $100 billion in military equipment to Saudi Arabia. The hypocrisy is obvious. We must also recall that most of the hijackers causing the Sept. 11 disaster were from Saudi Arabia.

Ken Shamordola, Nipomo

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