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DEPUTY: TNT not providing answers

Letter by John R. Freeburg, Bremerton on May 17, 2010 at 2:22 pm | 4 Comments »
May 17, 2010 2:22 pm

“Searching for answers” is the headline of an article (5-17) about Deputy Allen Myron; but, instead of consulting psychiatrists or others with at least a master’s in social work, criminology or mental health, the article quotes from a sermon.

Massive coverage of a such a sermon or of motorcades when a cop(s) is killed does an injustice to your readers. We need information and ideas. A sermon urging parishioners not to talk to the media or to consult the book of Job is not worthy of front page coverage.

Please get a new front page editor. There are seminaries out there who give their students a well-rounded education. For example, the Chicago Theological Seminary now allows selected students to concurrently earn a seminary degree and a master of social work from the University of Chicago. So there are ministers out there who can help, but Pastor Andy Snodgrass and an apparently uncritical TNT want a coverup.

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