Weekly Poll

Do you feel the emerald ash borer poses a real risk to Powell's trees?



Tessa Schweigert

December 14, 2010 3:17 pm

EDITORIAL: Verify before you judge

There’s an old fable about a gossiper who didn’t understand the consequences of her slanderous words. A wise man tells her to take feathers from a pillow and scatter them throughout town. After doing so, she is then challenged to pick up every single feather.

The task proves impossible. Wind sweeps the feathers far beyond her reach, and she gathers only a few.

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