A personal choice even if a dumb choice

Published: Saturday, April 1, 2006 at 6:01 a.m.
Last Modified: Friday, March 31, 2006 at 10:20 p.m.
The author of the "Phony Baloney Argument" editorial (March 26) does not realize that speeding, running red lights and not coming to a full stop at stop signs endanger other traffic participants and thus are not "personal affairs" of the offender. Failure to wear a seat belt endangers nobody but the dummy who doesn't buckle up. It is therefore a personal - if stupid - choice.
Ernst Kallenbach, Gainesville

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