Headline made me buy it

I could not believe the front page of your newspaper on May 15. The headline made me buy it; the article made me cringe. What superficial easy pseudo-journalism a la tabloid worst. What on earth is meant by 'back on the path of righteousness'? And the us

I could not believe the front page of your newspaper on May 15. The headline made me buy it; the article made me cringe. What superficial easy pseudo-journalism a la tabloid worst. What on earth is meant by 'back on the path of righteousness'? And the useful alliteration of 'homeless' and the non-English word for a freight-train riding vagrant. Then what about the further tautology of 'destitute' and 'down-and-out'? Someone needs a dictionary! Or a thesaurus. ChAT's initiative is hardly 'daring', true listening is always 'intent', and the people at ChAT I am sure would not 'race' anywhere. This is public writing of a really third-rate kind. The rest of the article adopts more the norm of responsible reporting. Why the need to dumb down and assume we only understand Big Brother-speek?J Hay - WorleEDITOR'S NOTE: Thank you for your letter. The lead chaplain has phoned us to thank the Weston Mercury for our support and to praise the "fantastic article".


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