Media Danny Westneat Has Balls
posted by October 27 at 9:13 AMon
But does anyone know if he still has a job?
Here’s how the Seattle Times columnist described I-920, the estate tax repeal that his boss, publisher Frank Blethen, ordered his ed board to endorse, in his column yesterday:
The worst is Initiative 920, to repeal the state estate tax. Paid for by a handful of multimillionaires, it slashes taxes for a handful of multimillionaires. The kicker: It all comes out of the hide of education, just as schools are laying off librarians or cramming 30-plus kids in classes. If ever an initiative deserved a thrashing, this is it.
On of those millionaires is Westneat’s boss. Again, the man’s got balls—bigger balls than the entire ed board, it seems. Bigger even than Joni Balter’s. But I wonder how long he’ll have a job.