Voice of the people: Billy Hairston

April 11, 2013 10:33:38 AM

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Criticism from anonymous sources 

 

Cameron Triplett is my favorite local letter writer. He expresses himself with clarity and vigor. One can never be in doubt about where he stands. I very seldom agree with him, but I always look forward to what he has to say. 

 

I look forward to reading his critics also. They express themselves well too and I usually agree with what they say. 

 

There is, however, one big difference between Triplett and his critics: courage. You know who Cameron Triplett is, he's Cameron Triplett. Two of his critics are Raider and swampthing2. Who are these guys or girls? Only an insider knows for sure. 

 

Anonymity can serve a useful purpose, and has been well defended in these pages. Criticism of a known local letter writer by anonymous responses should be an exception. 

 

Billy Hairston 

 

Sulligent, Ala.