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Letter: A theory on policy

As per Bob Axelson’s letter, I also wondered why names are omitted from the PI’s Crime Briefs. I just loved the way Randy the editor explained that our reader opinions were only considered amusing entertainment by His Nibs.

I have another theory; If the PI printed names of local miscreants, it would expose how much crime is committed by people who have no legal right to be here. Like the way Barack won’t use the word “Islamic” before the word “terrorist,” Randy abhors the accurate use of illegal to describe his beloved “immigrants.”

This omission allows “progressive” liberals like our editor to continue spreading the illusion that people here illegally are a benefit to our community. I like the Aspen Daily News motto on their front page: “If you don’t want it printed, don’t let it happen.”

On the positive side I must give Mr. Essex credit for printing views contrary to his own.

Bruno Kirchenwitz


Editor’s note: Once again, here is the policy on naming people arrested and the reasons: http://tinyurl.com/PIarrests. There’s no evidence that Mr. Kirchenwitz’s assertion about who is arrested is correct, nor is he blessed with the power of reading the editor’s mind. The public can always check Garfield County Jail inmates here: http://tinyurl.com/GarCoInmates, though having a particular surname says nothing about a person’s legal residency or citizenship. Our editorial in which we set policy against using “illegal” as a label for human beings is here: http://tinyurl.com/PIimmigrants.

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