A boycott of President Trump
Norman Lear says he will boycott a White House reception for his Kennedy Center Honors [“Lear: No to Trump White House,” Aug. 5]. The whole point of “All in the Family” was that everybody should get along. It appears that the incorrigible Archie Bunker was modeled on Lear himself, unable to get along with everyone. :: ::
Kudos to Norman Lear for his response to the reception to be held for Kennedy Center honorees at the White House in December.
Declining the invitation by a president who attempts to denigrate the arts speaks loudly and clearly, but I fear Trump will not hear the roar of disapproval in Lear’s nonacceptance of the invitation. Mr. Lear has once again proven himself to be worthy of the honor to be bestowed that bears the