English teacher corrects Donald Trump's letter, sends it back to White House

Casey Dawson
May 30, 2018

Mason taught middle and high school in SC for 17 years.

"I have never, ever, received a letter with this many silly mistakes", Yvonne Mason said, greenvilleonline.com reported. She plans on returning the letter to the White House, with all her edits included.

A retired high school English teacher says a letter she received from President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump appears to confirm deal on Chinese firm ZTE Judge rejects Manafort's attempt to throw out some charges Dem: Trump's policy of separating children, parents at border "would shock Jesus" MORE would have barely earned passing marks, so she corrected the letter and sent it back to the White House. Lindsey Graham's (R) office.

"I did not mention the dangling modifier", she said.

According to the former teacher, the letter she received did not address her concerns.

At another place where the capitalization of letters was unnecessary, she wrote, "OMG this is WRONG!"

A teacher in Georgia responded the only way she knew how after receiving a letter from President Donald Trump filled with grammar mistakes: covering the paper with ink and yellow highlighted corrections. She acknowledged the letter was likely to have been penned by a staff member rather than the president himself.

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"If it had been written in middle school, I'd give it a C or C-plus.If it had been written in high school, I'd give it a D".

When she was teaching, she wanted to show her students that their voices mattered, even if they weren't old enough to vote, she said.

Mason received a letter from Trump after writing to the White House to request that the president meet in person with the families of victims of the February 14 mass shooting in Parkland high school in Florida.

"Language is the currency of power", she said.

Following up on a New Year's resolution, she has written a postcard to the White House every day since January 1, she said.

Not all elected officials are poor correspondents, Mason said.

"It's stylistically appalling", she added, relating Trump's letter to the "exquisite" letters she was sent from South Carolina Sen.

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