It bothers ME because Brian is an elected official and Bob is a TV news anchor.
(1) Is Bob playing to Brian's emotions to just get a good news story? To get Brian to spill his guts and then tell all in an "exclusive"?
(2) Support is one thing, but Bob encouraging Brian to continue as a county commissioner is irresponsible. He crossed the line.
(3) Brian is not an effective county commissioner or leader at this point in time. He has a mental illness, and Bob knows he does because he is offering his own shrink to Brian.
(4) Who leaked these emails to the public? Were they on the public domain website where news media has access to them? If so, why do that when you know other media can read them? That doesn't make sense unless you want to fan the flames and be part of the news story.
We now know that both of these individuals have very poor judgement. That's dangerous for a news anchor and even more dangerous for an elected official.
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