How conservative is my local newspaper? It's so right wing that on the morning after Obama got re-elected they ran a huge picture of Romney on the front page above the fold with the headline Romney Wins Big in East Tennessee. Never mind that Romney got his ass kicked in the rest of the country, no, what was important to the knobs at the Johnson City Press was making sure their Republican overlords feelings weren't hurt. And that's the reason I don't subscribe and rarely read my local right wing 'news' paper, it's too Republican for me.
And the editorial page is always full of letters to the editor from local crackpots. So I decided to write a satirical letter to them in the style of most of their other letter writers. I decided to cover a subject near and dear to the whack job's hearts, guns. Here's the letter I originally sent to them:
And here's the letter they printed: