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Letter to the editor: Survey makes us look bad

Survey makes us look bad

Tahoe citizens, today you have really disappointed me. I love this town, its beauty, its activities and, most of all, the people. But today I was shocked and appalled. Floating Sheep, a group of geography academics, created the “Geography of Hate,” which maps negative, hateful tweets in the U.S. The study has us, South Lake Tahoe, as the most homophobic location in California, and the most racist, second only to Yuba City. This study is getting national attention and we look awful! What’s going on? What are we teaching our children? Are we really so hateful? Personally, I never see any of this behavior among the people I know. So who are these people? I really thought we were an open-minded, forward-thinking city. Have I been wrong? Please say it isn’t so!

Adam Ricards

South Lake Tahoe

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