Gibson on Goode’s attack on Muslims.
The Daily Progress‘ Bob Gibson writes about Rep. Goode’s attack on Muslims in his Sunday column, considering the impact of Goode’s words. His points about reporters as “straw men” and Goode ceasing to accept e-mail from constituents are particularly good. A tip for reading Gibson’s columns: He’s subtle. So don’t skim, because he doesn’t hammer home his points. Michael C. Hall in Dexter:murder::Bob Gibson:writing, which is to say that one mustn’t be lulled into a sense of safely by an apparent lack of forcefulness. For an example of Gibson at his most cutting, see his September piece on Dick Wadhams. 4:30pm Update: Bob Gibson has provided a clarification to his column on the matter of Rep. Goode ceasing to accept e-mail, which is that it had nothing to do with the controversy, but was simply a coincidence.