Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Obama girls deserved more coverage


The Millspaugh humor page (March 29) missed the mark by miles for his tasteless piece on the Obama daughters’ visit here to the Wood River Valley. I was ashamed for all of us that the only mention of their visit here to enjoy the skiing with friends was his satirical column with racial themes. Cheap humor at best! 

Marylyn Pauley

Ketchum

Editor’s note: For the record, the Idaho Mountain Express newsroom was aware that President Barack Obama’s two daughters were in the Ketchum/Sun Valley area in late March for a ski vacation. In observance of a tacit agreement between the White House and the news media that the girls’ whereabouts and travels when not with their parents will not be covered as “news,” the Express did no news coverage of their visit.




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