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by Deanna Lee Birkholm
January 10th, 2005
Archive of Ladyfisher Articles
"Bushwhack, Ransack, Pillage, and Plunder."
Those words are the lead in one of the 'premier' -
or should I say formerly premier fly fishing
magazine December articles.
This so-called 'review' under the guise of an
angler's analysis of environmental policy is
another example of why Fly Anglers Online made
the decision we do not allow politics on our
The 'article' clearly states it is intended to
influence the election, and giving some credit
to the publishers, it did run after the elections.
However, the article is full of mis-statements,
absolute lies, attempts to smear good people by
association with bad people (some of whom are
long dead) and example after example which has
been used over and over again by every
As I read through it, actually knowing the whole
story on many of the items the 'author' detailed,
I was just sick. Because I know there are at least
some folks who will actually believe it.
At the very end, a 'disclaimer': [The opinions
expressed in Forum are those of the authors who
appear here and so not necessarily reflect the
editorial policies or views of ...............
We welcome polite reader responses to the issues
presented here. The Editor]
Sadder yet. The magazine ran it. ~ DLB
Addendum: Unfortunately I gave the editors
too much credit, the issue came out two weeks before
the election. Information in from a subscriber. dlb
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