An outraged reader letter calls us to task for [gasp] … being nice to people.

Several years ago an article about British author Mark Haddon (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time) made the case that art should make us uncomfortable. I bookmarked the piece, thinking it would be good column fodder, but the time never felt right to go there till a recent letter from a PG reader declared he is "extremely disappointed" in our "political bent."

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