Monday, July 28, 2008

Afflict the Comfortable

I submitted this article to the Forum at the Journal Star on July 3.

I was told that Mike Bailey, editor of the Opinion section, killed my article. I e mailed Mr. Bailey and asked him why he decided not to print my article. I also asked him what I could do to revise it to survive his review.

I never received a response.

"The job of a newspaper is to comfort the afflicted and afflict the comfortable."
--Finley Peter Dunne

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