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LETTERS

In passing on question of separating families, Barrett highlights the coldness of judicial reasoning

"Barrett appears to view the law the way Euclid viewed geometry. You lay down some axioms, some rules for decision-making, and the answer comes out automatically."

LETTERS

Barrett’s response on climate change leaves some unsettled

The Supreme Court nominee would not express a view on an issue she called a 'contentious matter' of policy.

LETTERS

Does politics have to be so . . . political?

"How about Republicans and Democrats working together?"

LETTERS

The Trump cult

Readers wonder whether in a pandemic, and in the last months of his term, the president's campaign rallies have lost their luster.

LETTERS

Baker’s bid to address evictions is laudable but it doesn’t go far enough

"The economic and public health impacts of the pandemic will continue for months, and it is critical that we implement a relief strategy that will support our communities throughout its duration."

LETTERS

Now the very act of voting has become heroic

"Despite all of the Republican attempts to stop citizens from voting, Americans are persevering."

LETTERS

From quality of life to end of life, there’s a crying need for policy solutions

Stakeholders, advocates, and observers share policy views in reaction to the Globe Spotlight Team's "Last words" series.

LETTERS

Odious comparison of Trump and, um, some other famous guy

"Why, Trump once landed in a helicopter and — here it comes — Hitler once landed in an airplane! Brilliant analogy."