‘It pains me to pick on Jack Williams’:
Reader No. 1:
“It pains me to pick on Jack Williams. Running the WBZ Wednesday’s Child feature, he’s been a thoughtful guy standing up for truly less fortunate and blameless kids for... ever...
"But what prompts Jack to take a sharp left
halfway through his otherwise characteristically nice/bland/harmless Anchorman sidebar, equating the once and current Presidents Bush with ‘shallow pompous lightweights’ (his perogative) and impute ‘blond, beautiful, smart, educated’ with Senator/Candidate Kerry?
"Jack is of course entitled to his opinion. But flip elsewhere through the news and tell me if Jack perhaps has chosen a backwards analogy (or a sideways analogy, if you’re a member of the Silent Majority who’s going to vote for Bush, but still think he’s a dope)... Might it be the sign of an ‘overinflated ego’ or perhaps a ‘shallow pompous lightweight’ to shut down commercial traffic into the city for an entire week (costing many people who really DO have to work for a living their weekly wages),and then propose a James Taylor concert
in the middle of the madness to ‘give something back to the people of Boston?’ What if we don’t like James Taylor, either? ...”
has a nomination for the craziest Anchnorman/men in Boston TV history (sub. req.): The old
Channel 7. Oh, man, the old Channel 7 ... To defend the old Channel 7: It did produce Major Mudd.