Diversion- The Word of the Day
Monday, January 7, 2013 • 10:52pm
On January 6, 2013, the Herald published an article on the opinion page titled, “Resolutions we’d like to see.” (Click here to view). Once again, the editors saw fit to perpetuate diversion. Diversion has also been a real problem in Vernon as it relates to the behavior of our elected officials. The Herald seems to be having a problem either identifying the real stories or chooses to believe the readers are more interested in provocation and diversion. When the Herald stated they would like to see the mayor and I resolve to be civil to one another, I have a difficult time believing that. There have been too many articles written which highlight the attacks by the mayor and my defense, completely avoiding the real story. The writing staff prefers to deliver the confrontation to the reader rather than thorough and factual information and the issues that have fueled the controversy.