Daily Archives: August 22, 2011

Les Gara’s Differing Standards

In an Anchorage Daily News’ Compass piece today, Les Gara charges that some have “engaged in the politics of deception and personal attack” on him and Sen. Hollis French.  He says “[p]eople are entitled to their opinions. But they are not entitled to make up their own facts.”

Funny, “deception, personal attack and making up his own facts” was exactly the approach Les himself was taking just the other day in responding to a piece that I wrote for these pages, which later was reprinted by the Alaska Dispatch (“North Slope employment study:  Useful, but not determinative“). Continue reading