Three jeers for Pamela Wildermuth's Oct. 18 Community Voices article, "On the rug that embodies U.S., tea party is just useless fringe." Unfortunately, the once tightly woven rug has become filthy and worn, trampled underfoot by an out-of-control government, Democrats and RINOs alike. As the fabric continues to fray and the rug crumbles, its only saving grace is the "fringe" (tea party) struggling to keep it in one piece. "A stich in time ..."

Gary Cameron

Bakersfield