Every Wednesday morning when I arrive at work I am greeted by the weekly addition of The Leader. This morning was very disheartening to say the least. The paper promoted the use of marijuana and celebrated the fictitious holiday 4/20.
Further into the paper I found an article on glass sex toys. I continued to search for any coverage of high school sports or other great activities involving our students.
Finally, a small paragraph regarding soccer tucked away on page 18.
Additionally, the front page of the arts & entertainment section was tasteless, unless your goal is to become a circus sideshow.
I found very little redeeming qualities in the paper. It was also very disappointing to find an ad for the 4/20 extravaganza upcoming in Chimacum. I think it is time for the staff members of The Leader to take a deep look at the moral and ethical standards each of you have as community members and individuals. Our community, especially the youth, deserve better.
PATRICK GAFFNEY, EDUCATOR