by Tom Aswell, Publisher of LouisianaVoice.com
I gave myself 24 hours to consider whether to write this or not because:
- I didn’t want to come off as one who, like Bobby Jindal, whines at every perceived slight, and,
- I am a member of neither the Louisiana Press Association (LPA) nor the CITY CLUB of BATON ROUGE, so, I truthfully debated if it was my place to say anything.
But after having mulled it over for a full day, I’ve decided to proceed because:
- The manner in which the City Club treated Gov. John Bel Edwards was too shabby to let slide without comment, and,
- I paid my $35 to attend the luncheon, so I feel entitled