Official Newspaper of Eddy County since 1883

We the People: Civic virtue should induce citizens to become vaccinated

The founders believed, as James Madison wrote, that Americans possessed sufficient virtue to summon the courage and conviction to do the right thing in the face of the most trying circumstances. This might mean that citizens would find it necessary to set aside their personal interests and ambitions in pursuit of the common good.

At this critical juncture in American history, when COVID-19, especi...