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Opinion: Michael Meyers on Recent Editorial, Mayoral Race



Earlier this week, The Augusta Press ran an editorial that some said was a swipe at our black elected officials. 

It was full of condemnation that seemed to be punches at our commissioners and legislators alike. It referred to some as criminals, making allegations of having their hands...

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  1. I didn’t see race mentioned. I did see a lot of money wasted on ego trips. I did see in other columns, the
    sad state of lack of accountability, and apparent mis use of funds of My Brothers Keeper. I would like answers.

  2. I reread the referenced editorial. Race was not mentioned until Mr. Meyers brought it up.
    If these elected representatives are sensitive to criticism, maybe they should offer us less to criticize.
    Any positive activity is pointed out from what I have read, without race being brought up.

  3. Linda Schrenko, Robin Williams, Ed McIntyre and Charles W. Walker Sr. were all convicted of white collar crimes. Ever hear anyone defend the actions and reputations of Schrenko and WIlliams?

  4. To the previous comments – read what I said and also read where I received several calls that stated the same. Perception is everything – some people felt that by mentioning some names you overlooked several others. Before you become a defensive “Karen” please read what my comments were… thank you!

  5. (Johnson) said he would support the candidate that was about passing policy to make Augusta a model city in the state; the candidate that understood economic development; one who understood passing infrastructure measures to truly make Augusta a better place”

    So he would not have endorsed himself?

  6. Thank you for your article and having the courage to speak out about the perception that our fellow citizens had of the article from the Augusta Press. Whether we agree or disagree, we should listen so that we can move forward as we seek to understand each other. Let Truth, respect and integrity establish our steps through this sin impacted world.

  7. A very wise local businessman told me one time that the problem with the commissioners is that they are color blind. They only see things in black and white. He said the only color they should see is green. And make the most of what green the city takes in.

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