Beyond the pall

Readers deserve so much more than you are currently offering us.

I’m not a teacher nor am I related to a teacher. However, being regularly subjected to Tom Fletcher’s diatribes against the BCTF’s union and all things to do with public education are beyond the pall.

His biases and prejudices are so blatant and nonsensical that one wonders why Black Press tolerates his incessant rants. Surely the papers are not so strapped for good reporting and journalistic writing that you have no option but to use his drivel.

Readers deserve so much more than you are currently offering us. Either get a replacement for Mr. Fletcher or find us leaving your papers in droves.

Dale Perkins, Victoria

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