Saturday, November 7, 2009

Toronto Star's Kathy English says columnists have the right to offend

The public editor of the Toronto Star, Kathy English, writes that columnists have the right to offend. Tell that to Antonia.

From Kathy English:
"As Poets, Pundits and Wits, a collection of newspaper columns, tells us, columnizing is a 'self-indulgent' occupation, and columnists have licence to be 'rude, reckless, silly and prejudiced.'"

Some of Ms. English's other thoughts:

From Kathy English last July 18;

From July 12.

Thanks to Unrepentant Old Hippie for the July links.

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