Truth is upsetting
Truth is upsetting
This is in response to the letter “Unleavened bile” (Oct. 20) from Jim Harger, regarding my letter “Welfare moochers” (Oct. 14).
I'm sorry I stepped on Mr. Harger's sensitive toes. I see that the truth has upset him; it usually does to those who are guilty of an offense they themselves have committed.
Some people just can't handle truth. I prefer to be hated for telling the truth than to be loved for telling a lie.
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