2005/03/24

And it Gets Better and Better

"P.S. Those of us who live in glass houses should not be the first to throw stones."

Yep, that's it. That's the line that did it. It was a postscript that State Senator John Ford included in a letter to the Senate Ethics Committee this week. Some of the members of said committee felt that Senator Ford was making a threatening statement. Now why would anyone ever think that Sen. Ford would threaten someone?
Two committee members said last week the phrase concerned them -- one of them said as a possible "veiled threat" against the committee's inquiry into Ford's
consulting activities.

Senator Ford of course claims that his postscript was misinterpreted and attempts to explain what he really meant.

"What I meant is that even though others may throw stones at us and although we may live in these pseudo glass houses, we should not throw stones at each other. That's all. It wasn't meant to threaten anybody. I was kind of taken aback that anyone would think that," Ford said. (Full story)


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