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Mitch Landrieu demands, and gets, apology from Fox sportscaster

this is a discussion within the NOLA Community Forum; Mayor Mitch Landrieu isn't happy with comments made this week by Chris Myers, a sportscaster for Fox. On the Dan Patrick radio show, Myers had this to say in discussing the floods that recently devastated Nashville: "It's a great country ...

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Old 05-21-2010, 07:12 AM   #1
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Mitch Landrieu demands, and gets, apology from Fox sportscaster

Mayor Mitch Landrieu isn't happy with comments made this week by Chris Myers, a sportscaster for Fox.

On the Dan Patrick radio show, Myers had this to say in discussing the floods that recently devastated Nashville:

"It's a great country here. We have disasters issues when people pull together and help themselves and I thought the people in Tennessee, unlike...I'm not going to name names...when a natural disaster hits, people weren't standing on a rooftop trying to blame the government, okay. They helped each other out through this."

(full letter from mitch: http://freepdfhosting.com/6fd2a0b4ee.pdf )
(full apology letter from Myers: http://freepdfhosting.com/8ac02c95ea.pdf )

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Old 05-21-2010, 07:46 AM   #2
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Re: Mitch Landrieu demands, and gets, apology from Fox sportscaster

Magnifying small parts of a large problem will always create controversy, pain and heated-debates. Thank you 24 hour news networks...
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Re: Mitch Landrieu demands, and gets, apology from Fox sportscaster

Nagin's not mayor anymore?

whew, I thought that was just a daydream....
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Re: Mitch Landrieu demands, and gets, apology from Fox sportscaster

I met Chris a few times when he worked in NOLA, a nice guy.

He used poor judgement with his comment, however.


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