Whenever I visit your area, I always pick up a copy of your paper to see what’s happening locally, to take advantage of bargains in the sale circulars, and to read the comics.

“Classic Peanuts” makes me smile. And I always get a chuckle from “Dilbert,” and so on down the page — until I get to “Mallard Fillmore.” Then my smile turns upside down. It is not funny. It is snarky and mean-spirited. It is just not funny. Why do you print it?

Michael Berry

North Kingstown, Rhode Island

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