Editor,

Jan. 6 was a slap in the face for all Americans. The Capitol Police were outmanned and outgunned. The reserves have left after doing a great job and now it is time for the U.S. Marines to take over this security duty.

They guard our embassies overseas so why not guard the Capitol? Semper Fi!

Paul Kunst

Redwood City

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Terence Y

That’s an idea, Mr. Kunst, but if Marines were deployed to the Capitol, could you guarantee they wouldn’t act like the Capitol Police and fire flash grenades and rubber bullets into a peaceful crowd that includes children? Could you guarantee they wouldn’t open the doors to the Capitol like the Capitol Police did, essentially inviting in the crowd? Perhaps we could do a few test runs and have Marines take over security in Democrat-controlled cities where idiot BLM goons are wreaking death and destruction to the tune of over $1 billion. Affected shop owners and residents would be greatly appreciative.

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