Readers want facts about Martin County commissioners, not opinions

Article Posted on February 6, 2018

By: Treasure Coast Newspapers

Gil Smart's Jan. 28 column asked “Are Martin County Commissioners victims of a 'witch hunt’?." We'd like to know the answer to that question, but, as usual, all he gives us are his opinions, devoid of actual facts.

I subscribe to my local news outlets to learn the facts about local issues. I expect real reporting that answers the who, what, why, where and how. I've searched the TCPalm archives and cannot find the answers we need to form our own opinions. I have found many editorials, all based on someone's opinion, but containing no actual facts.

He said it's “so mind-numbingly complex that if I related it all here your eyes would roll back into your head and you’d wander off to read the comics.” No, Mr. Smart, we would not. Do not insult the intelligence of your subscribers…

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