A letter in defense of Mr. DeLoche
The response to Mr. DeLoche’s letter was surprising to me. His letter was very truthful as to the cultural change in America. He should have been praised instead of criticized.
From my college course in Reading Methods, interpretive reading of the printed word has at least two components. The first is sentence structure and secondly is the interpretation of the sentence by the ease of comprehension and critical analytical analysis of a sentence or paragraph. Mr. Obama has restricted the meaning in the paragraph with the proper nouns of “Arab and Pakistani Americans” which excludes German Americans, Irish Americans, Japanese Americans, Vietnamese Americans, Native Americans, African Americans, etc. His “I will stand with them should the political winds shift in an ugly direction” specifically has narrowed his view to one segment of people. Why?