Hidden truths

Editor of the Reformer:

Hidden deep within the folds and meanders of Donald Trump's blather may be hidden the occasional truth. On the (shudder) chance that we may be called upon to tease out that truth on a regular basis for the next four years, I offer the following exercise. In his misogynist, misinformed diatribe against the military justice system, there is hidden the truth that that system has not done very well dealing with claims of sexual abuse. That part of the system really does need to be reformed.

As usual, Trump didn't suggest any remedy, but one is needed. It could start with the proposal made by Senator Kirsten Gillibrand of New York, that the chain of complaint be removed from the victim's superior officer.

John S. Warren, East Dummerston, Sept. 15