“Naming the Waters” [Letters, Nov. 7] was outrageous. Should the Gulf of Mexico be changed to the Gulf of America?
How about the South China Sea, East China Sea, the Gulf of Guinea? Did anyone seek the consent of the countries that border those bodies of water? In fact, let’s just rename the Indian Ocean.
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