It’s Friday and it’s a scorcher. We hope you’re staying cool. Here’s a quick glance at opinion content published today:
Leiby Kletky: Editorial
We comment on news that Leiby Kletzky, the 8-year-old Borough Park, Brooklyn boy who was killed last week, was in Rockland County after he was allegedly kidnapped by Levi Aron. Aron, charged in Kletzky’s killing, apparently brought Kletzky to a New Square wedding celebration and is also suspected of drugging the child.
Debt-ceiling debate: Commentary
Marilyn Pinksy, head of the New York state AARP, argues that neither Medicare nor Social Security should be used as bargaining chips in the ongoing negotiations on raising the federal debt ceiling.
Here’s a look at what our colleages are saying today:
Tax pledge ties nation in knots: Editorial, News Day
Jay Walder walks: Editorial, Daily News
Flip the lid: Editorial, Daily News
Solve the debt crisis: Editorial, The Buffalo News
Independence is key in state redistricting: Editorial, Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Gay marriage, a legal reality: Editorial, Albany Times Union