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Sound Off, Nov. 13

Published 9:35pm Monday, November 12, 2012

Sound Off highlights anonymous, brief takes on the news offered via telephone by Daily News readers.

The Turnage Theater is still a hot topic in Washington because the Washington Daily News keeps it on the front page and for no other reason.

The U.S. sends tons of money, supplies and help to countries in need during floods, earthquakes and other hardships. So, what are these countries doing to help the East Coast?

President Obama should have never accepted Gen. Patraeus’ resignation. He is too valuable to lose over an affair.

The only thing that makes the Turnage Theater a hot topic in Washington are all the unanswered questions about how it got to where it got. In addition to the questions posed at the last council meeting, it would be nice to hear how the presumably for-profit organizations that figure so prominently into their tax returns fit into the scheme of things.

In their recent column, Steve and Cokie Roberts used the word “dissembling.” Come on Washington Daily News, according to your poll, 65 percent of your readers have no chance of knowing what that word means.

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