Dear President Trump,

I learned from news reports that you called a number of people after your immigration meeting on Jan. 11 (where you used your “best words” vocabulary). You forgot to call me.

I would have told you that you had lived up to the hopes and expectations of one person. It would have pleased your father, Fred.

On Memorial Day in 1927, he was arrested in Jamaica Plains, Bronx, New York City while participating in a parade that became a “near riot,” according to the newspapers of that time. That parade was co-sponsored by Italian fascists and the KKK.

Yes, you would have made your “ol’ dad” proud.

As for my opinion, I’m hoping you apologize to the U.S.A. and the world. But I don’t expect that.

Maybe…next time, kiddo.

IRENE SALZMAN

Janesville

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