Letter: Editorial cartoon's depiction of people as horses unacceptable

June 26, 2013 

The editorial cartoon of the "illegal" horses busting out of the barn was unacceptable. The fact that someone compares hardworking humans, regardless of where they are from, to an animal, is sad.

Working in the wine industry the past 12 years, I know what it takes to put a bottle of it in your favorite grocery store for the price you like paying. Then again, that could be said for many things: apples, asparagus, cherries, pears, plums, strawberries, all berries, and let's not forget about your other favorite beverage -- beer. No hops equals no beer, folks.

So start saving your Sunday inserts, Sally, because if the voting public doesn't speak up for the one's who can't, then we will all become crazy coupon clippers.

ESTEBAN FERRER JR., Kennewick

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