Posts Tagged ‘Malachy McCourt’

Dewing Responds To McCourt Column

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To the Editor: Whatever media can do to “unmask alcoholism,” as Malachy McCourt does in his “Alcoholism Unmasked” column (March 4) is most welcome. But, hey, don’t be anonymous in accusing “certain columnists in this paper” of saying it’s a matter of willpower, a character defect, [something that shows the need for] responsible drinking lessons, [&hellip
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Christmas, Continued

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To the Editor: Although it would be easy to think of Malachy McCourt’s belated rant on Christmas (“’Tis Not the Season,” Jan. 21) as mean-spirited, he is actually mostly correct. He says, “The so-called Christians… converted the feast of the sun god into a celebration of the birth of Jesus…” Actually, “Christmas” was created in [&hellip
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