The Word 'Conservative' Shouldn't Be Terrifying

Published: Wednesday, 09/13/2006 12:00 am EDT

Gwynne Dyer's piece (Re: "Poland's Terrible Twins" Sept. 6) bears a clear ideological flavour: A liberal one. From that point of view, such words like nationalist, Catholic and conservative sound terrifying. It should be noted that in Canada and elsewhere, other perspectives find a place in public discourse, which is normal. Facts, however, remain the same, and one expects them not to be distorted.

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