We already know Mayor Slay thinks the St. Louis Post-Dispatch sucks.
But now it's gotten personal. In a September 10 blog entry responding to a Post story by Jake Wagman about proposed public financing for Ballpark Village, Slay wrote:
The following quotation appeared in a story in Sunday's St. Louis Post-Dispatch:
"We want the biggest, most exciting, most transformative project possible," said Jeff Rainford, Slay's top aide. "If we just said, 'We'll settle for mediocrity,' we would be done by now." Asked about criticism that might come from approving more public funding for the Cardinals, Rainford said: "We've got a lot of small thinkers."
One problem, though.
Here's what Rainford actually told the reporter:
"We've got a lot of small thinkers at the Post-Dispatch."
Newspapers, of course, are free to edit what they include in their stories.
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