Michael A. Smith

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Mr. Pappous offer a false assessment of The Daily News’ policy on election letters and columns. What the paper has actually stated perhaps 100 times over the years is this:

“The Daily News has a long-standing policy against publishing letters and guest columns backing or attacking c…

michaelsmith

Passing an ordinance doesn't necessarily solve a problem. It creates an enforcement onus that may or may not solve a problem. There are ordinances against litter, for example, not to mention operating golf along 61st Street, parking across sidewalks and keeping roosters on the East End. H…

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I can comment only on my own limited experience, but I never met a military leader who seemed to care much about race. If you could show up at the right place, at the right time, with the right stuff, that's all that mattered. People like that were too few to begin with to get caught up i…

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I appreciate the feedback. I think the Army, and probably the military in general, was way ahead of every other sector of society on that account.

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Anyone interested to know what the article at issue here actually reported is welcome to read it here: https://www.galvnews.com/news/free/article_08976f99-4c6a-50d6-87de-765c8febdb23.html

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Thank you for being a dedicated reader Mr. Holt, and, in my experience, an all-around good citizen.

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https://www.galvnews.com/opinion/editorials/free/article_c1c539ff-ae76-5c8e-b0dc-96b80ab0b8c9.html

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Michael A. Smith commented on Reopening public schools is the only option

Other than the disappointing ad hominem swipe at me, which was just sort of gratuitous and feeble, as well as false, I appreciate the comments. For the record, I have been at work every work day just like always. I have been so because people who work for me must come to work, and, what’s…

michaelsmith

John, like all Daily News employees, is wearing a mask in the building most of the time. He can take it off at his desk. Although much is uncertain about coronavirus, I'm willing to go out on limb and say you can't catch it from a mugshot. So relax.

michaelsmith

No, it means the photos were taken maybe two years ago. Just for the record, Daily News employees have been required by company policy to wear masks in the building for about two weeks. We also are required to have our temperatures taken as soon as we enter the building.