the Editor of the San Francisco Sentinel
disappointed to read
your recent editorial in which you claimed that I
contacted Supervisors to interfere with a resolution condemning Joe O'Donahue. Such conduct on my part would constitute a violation of San
Francisco's ethics laws. As a journalist who has known me for some time, I
would expect that you would entertain at least a modicum of skepticism
regarding whether there was any truth to this story. I would also expect
that as a matter of personal courtesy, not to mention journalistic ethics,
you would have attempted to contact me to verify the story before
Let me say
clearly that I did not make any phone calls to former colleagues on the
Board regarding this matter. None whatsoever.
you to reveal your alleged source for this story so that we can have a
full airing of this claim. I also hope you will alert your readers to my
denial of your assertions.
more careful in the future.