‘Facts’ can be twisted for effect

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Print item

Secretary of State Mark Martin (R) has been the target of constant media assaults. Many of those attacks were on the grounds that he was wasting taxpayer dollars. The attacks focused on specifics while leaving off important details. For example, he took heat for purchasing a new vehicle, but few of those reports were fairminded enough to note that Martin’s predecessor, Democrat Charlie Daniels, turned in four vehicles as he was walking out the door. Even after the purchase, Martin’s office has fewer vehicles than did his predecessor.


Subscribers must LOG-IN to read this full story.
Monthly and yearly online subscriptions are available starting at only $2.99. Access is free for print subscribers. Click here to see rates and register.

Opinion, Pages 4 on 07/13/2011

Registration is required to make comments. Click here to LOGIN.
You can register for FREE to post comments and receive alerts.