President Trump’s description of the parties in the tragic conflict in Charlottesville as comprised of good people on both sides got me thinking.
Throughout my life I have gotten to know many, many people.
I have known good Christians and Jews, good atheists and evangelicals, good Mormons and Muslims. I have met good knee-jerk liberals and good right-wing conservatives. I know good police officers, and even good lawbreakers. I have met good people who are pro-choice and good people who are anti-abortion. I have met good non-drinkers and good alcoholics. And I know wonderful, good people in every racial group, sexual orientation and economic class.
But I have never, ever met a good Nazi. Or a good Klan member. The notion is absurd.
Steve Sainsbury, San Luis Obispo