What is being lost in all the furor over Donald Trump's remarks is that he promised, if elected, to get tough on terrorists ["Fixated on Trump," Letters, Aug. 23].

Wake up, America! Terrorism here and abroad is the single greatest threat to the freedom and safety of our people. Who said what about whom pales in comparison to that.

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Instead of someone who makes deals with the devil and tries to appease our enemies, we need a president who will kick butt. Trump is that man. He keeps his promises and has proved that he can get things done.

Frances Arnetta, Selden