Sunday, December 16, 2007

Knoxville News~Sentinel Has No Shame. Is KNS Disrespectful To Veterans?

This post is from a Brian's Blog think tank team member. When the team member submitted it this afternoon. We couldn't disagree with a word they submitted, so we present it to you, our loyal and avid readers.

I don't know if you've seen the latest garbage being published by the KNS, but I thought I'd email it to you.

It's the most disrespectful and inaccurate piece of opinion journalism I've seen in a long time.

It's disrespectful because it uses a sad, heartbreaking event from our history that should be only memorialized, but is instead used to send a political message.

It's also disrespectful because Mayor Ragsdale has done more to honor and help military veterans in Knox County than any other elected official that I know of has done.

It's inaccurate, because although Jack McElroy and Betty Bean think their alliance with the admitted liar Tyler Harber has Mayor Ragsdale's administration shaking in its shoes, nothing could be further from the truth.

Mayor Ragsdale continues to look out for the interests and the future of Knox County, despite the ongoing efforts of those playing politics.

Here is what our think tank team member is referring to, a political cartoon by R. Daniel Proctor.


SteveMule said...

I think it's a fine cartoon - fine in the sense that it makes a political point. Whether or not that point is valid is something that others will decide for themselves. I see nothing desrespectful about it and I say that as a vetern.
Mayor Ragsdale's efforts to honor veterns are wonderful but totally irrelevent to what he knew and when he knew about Harber's activities.


Brian Hornback said...

I would have expected a Democrat like yourself to defend a Democrat supportive paper.