Pine Knoll Shores, N.C.
May 28, 2021
TO THE EDITOR:
This is a copy of an email I sent to Gov. Cooper today.
Gov. Cooper, Why have you ordered the American flags to fly at half mast to "honor" the vic-tims of a shooting in San Jose CA?? At first I thought we were honoring the veterans who fought and died for our country! Silly me! Again we are HONORING victims, not heroes.
We honored the six prostitutes killed in Atlanta a while ago, who were killed by a religious fanatic because they were prostitutes, not because they were Asian.
None of these people died for a cause or defending freedom. They just happened to be in the wrong place at the wrong time. Enough!! You have debased the meaning of a half mast flag.