It was disheartening to read the large political ad proclaiming, "Stop the Socialist Take-Over of Billings," on Nov. 2-3. It seemed an echo of the national dog-whistle made possible by what appears to be a copycat process like Facebook: no facts, just take the money and put it out there.

Hopefully the good citizens of Billings will see through the fear and financing, put up their umbrellas to avoid the raining of dogs and cats in the long coming political season and do the work of learning about issues local and national.

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Becky Wiehe


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