Letter to the Editor: A lesson from Omar Bradley

CharlotteDems.com Editor’s Note: The following letter from Charlotte Democratic Executive Committee Secretary Jane Merriam was published in the Sun on Wednesday, June 5th.


Last month I had the privilege of visiting France and touring the beaches of Normandy. I was struck by a quote attributed to General Omar Bradley on the eve of D- Day: “Leadership means firmness, not harshness or bullying; understanding, not weakness; justice, not irresponsible freedom; humaneness, not intolerance; generosity, not selfishness; pride, not egotism.”

A lesson for all of us in 2019.

Jane Merriam

Punta Gorda