Nutter lets me have it ... but will he back it up?
I'm used to getting an earful from politicians from time to time about something I've reported or not reported, or should have reported differently.
But I don't ususally get critiques of my on-air fundraising pitches for WHYY.
When I was in city hall a couple of days ago I happened upon Mayor Nutter talking to a few reporters. When I joined the group, he said, "Well, Dave Davies," and started in on me, in a pointed but perfectly good-natured way. Listen for yourself:
Two things: I'm pleased to learn that the mayor listens to WHYY in the morning for news and analysis. And I sincerely hope he supports the station with a pledge.
That's right, Mayor. I'm calling you out.
I make sure to pay my taxes in full and on time to support the city and school district because I know if I don't, I'm just putting the burden on others. I always say that if you listen to public radio and don't support it, you should thank your neighbors on the street for picking up your tab, because somebody is
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