13 Jul 2006 Some People Just Don’t Like Good News
When husband David sent out an op-ed version of this paper to newpapers, a lot of them ran it…
…and boy did he ever get hate mail.
Addendum, 7/13/06: Mick at UNCoRRELATED adds: “Daniel Patrick Moynihan is credited with saying that everyone is entitled to their own opinion, but no one to their own facts.”
He also says: “So much political rhetoric exploits our lack of relative experience–a bad hurricane season portends the end of the world, until the fact that this kind of activity is cyclic and has considerable historical precedent is thrown into the mix. Suddenly everything is placed in context.
Checking your premise is a good habit whose benefits extend far past navigating the political maelstrom…”
Go to UNCoRRELATED for more.
Addendum 2: The Night Writer has additional thoughts — from personal experience.