There are many reasons I read the Post-Gazette — some nobler, some less. I have always aspired to be part of the “informed citizenry indispensable for the proper functioning of a republic.”
The Supreme Court’s recent decision to further empower the rich has lifted that burden substantially, but I’ll keep reading as long as you keep the rich ironies flowing. Can it really be true that multimillionaire country singer Garth Brooks performed “Friends in Low Places” at the barbecue celebrating George H.W. Bush’s 25th anniversary of his presidency (“The Bush Crowd Has a Big Barbecue,” April 7)? Wow!