Seventh grader's biting letter to newspaper editor sweeps the internet

A Massachusetts seventh grader's letter to his newspaper editor has gone viral.

When Luke Macanucco wrote into the Winchester Star, he probably had no idea thousands would see what he wrote.

The 13-year-old was moved to write when he read another letter to the Star's editor. It was about signs that read "Hate has no home here" by resident John Natale. Natale slammed the signs and called them "self-righteous, exhibit snow-flake sensitivity."

Macunucco wrote a response to Natale's criticism. He said that Natale did not understand the sign; he even got what the signs say wrong. "Natale's first mistake was claiming the signs read, 'Hate has no place in this home.' Mr. Natale is incorrectly assuming that the owners of the sign are finding it necessary to state that there is no hate in their home," Macunucco wrote.

He continued, "But, as the American flag depicted on the sign signifies, the posters are referencing the entire U.S.A., a country that does not tolerate hate in spite of its current leadership."

That's not all. Macunucco then broke down four questions Natale had and answered them all. The letter ends with a biting comment: "Finally, if you are going to say signs exhibit 'snowflake sensitivity,' take a moment to think about how you are writing an angry letter to a newspaper about a lawn sign."

Legal Director for ACLU Massachusetts, Matthew Segal, shared the letter on Twitter:

It has received over 11,000 retweets and 20,000 likes, and has been shared by Chelsea Clinton among others.

Macunucco spoke to WWLP and said, "I hope it sends a message to at least one person. I hope my point gets across to somebody because that was really the purpose of the letter."

Read the letter in full here.

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