Gone too far

Published 2:47 pm Friday, August 28, 2009

The following has come to pass. The Socialist Party candidate for president of the United States, Norman Thomas, said this in a 1944 speech:

“The American people will never knowingly adopt socialism. But, under the name of liberalism, they will adopt every fragment of the socialist program, until one day America will be a socialist nation, without knowing how it happened.”

Thomas went on to say: “I no longer need to to run as a presidential candidate for the Socialist Party. The Democratic Party has adopted our platform.”

It is also my opinion that the Republicans have gone too far to the left.

Jack G. RichTallahassee, Fla.