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LETTER: Elected officials and social media

Letter to the Editor:

I would like to address the article about the discussion at the Town of Webb Town Board work session/meeting on Monday, 11/2/15, regarding Bill Brooker’s post on Facebook.

The post read, “…I was informed from quite a reliable source (a retired state trooper) that the study that was done for our Police Department and cost over 400K could have been done by the NY State Police for next to nothing! It is a service they provide.” Continue reading

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Social media reality: Fleeting remarks can evoke lasting winces

To the Editor…

Knee-Jerk Reaction – An immediate unthinking emotional reaction produced by an event or statement to which the reacting person is highly sensitive; – in persons with strong feelings on a topic, it may be very predictable.

– Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary,
published 1913 by
C. & G. Merriam Co.

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