Tourists showed boundless entitlement

Re: “No sympathy for tourists to Caribbean,” letter, Sept. 14.

Bravo to the letter-writer for expressing the disgust that a lot of us feel in response to the whining by Canadians stranded by hurricane Irma.

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The vast majority are vacationers, insured, in a seasonal hurricane zone, who were told many days in advance that a major weather event was on the way, but were apparently too irresponsible to heed all the warnings. Now, shameless, they demand special flights on the public dime, apparently blaming government for not doing their thinking for them.

In the spirit of boundless entitlement, would they also like a change of diapers?

Mark Johansson


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