I think they owe him an apology NOW. Even after saying he passed his drug test they still try to make it sound like he might have cheated or something because there's no way someone with his dark history of drug abuse could clean themselves up.
Once again I wish I had a PI subscription so I could call and cancel it.
I felt for the dude once his past was brought up, the television news was just as accusatory as the P.I., it's a sad state of affairs really. Sensationalism over content? Whatever.
An apology is needed. The news too often plays the easy angle, even when it is crucifying an innocent person. Its pathetic.
I think they need to do more than apologize; I think they need to do one of those glowing up-from-rehab stories about him, with a large color photograph above the fold, Page One. And the article needs to discuss in detail the rush to judgement, the consequences, and why it -- and the P-I -- was wrong.
Keep beating the fucking shit out of the P.I. on this issue, shame those useless fuckers into apologizing in a big bad way. This shouldn't be a slog item, this should be a lead story in The Stranger so you can slam those fucks good and hard.
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