Skip to content

Kudos To Washington Island Reverend For Meryl Streep Remark

March 4, 2017

When the erratic Donald Trump took to Twitter to undermine the national treasure we call Meryl Streep–and name me a gay man who does not adore her–there was a backlash loud and clear.  From coast to coast people rebuked Trump.

Included in that long list was a letter sent to Time from the Rev. Valerie Ann Fons of Washington Island, Wisconsin.   She wrote that Streep’s lifetime achievements involved not only acting but also “the courage and voice of real life.”

Well said, and thanks!

If Lary Swoboda still represented the First Assembly District you can bet that a page staff member would have been sent out to buy the magazine so the article could have been ripped and sent to the reverend.  Attached would have been a letter reading ‘you made the news recently’, and visit sometime as my door is always open.   One can only assume the current Republican officeholder did not send such a letter.

No comments yet

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: