Was he being provocative? Yes. Was this hate speech? Not at all. Remember: Severin was upset that we weren’t closing the borders immediately with the flu scare. Why not take that precaution? Because if we did, then everybody would know that we can do so whenever we want. Your opinion of Severin will likely color how you view this situation. I just hope it doesn’t cost him his job. Go get them, Jay.

James R. Dower Jr.

In our review of Pedro, we incorrectly identified the role portrayed by actor DaJuan Johnson. He played Sean Sasser, not the title character. We regret the error.

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