As a lifelong New Yorker, I am not offended by the remarks of Sen. Ted Cruz regarding New Yorkers and Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo [“Cruz’s NY bruising,” News, Jan. 16].
I was born and raised by my Irish Catholic parents in Brooklyn. I raised my children on Long Island.
We obey the law, we pay our taxes, we are pro-life, pro-marriage and family and pro-U.S. Constitution, including the Second Amendment. My governor stated that because of these beliefs, there is no place for “extreme conservatives” in the state of New York. Cruz was spot-on.
Peter Kelly, Medford