In Dane Henderson's lengthy letter deriding all that is John McCain (Readers' Forum, Sept. 10), he states, "I know that many foreign countries see McCain as a threat."

Ahh! Thanks for at least pointing out that McCain is the president we need to protect our nation from foreign aggression and the president who would stand up to foreign thugs, scofflaws and dictators. Without protecting America first, nothing else is of consequence.

Craig Livingston

Salt Lake City