August 19, 2021
In my first weeks with The Express, Howard Crilly, the retired editor and publisher, graciously accompanied me on my rounds throughout the paper’s circulation area. He introduced me to the people I needed to know and filled me on their likes and dislikes.
Frequently, I heard favorable comments about the editorials previously published in The Express. After each of those comments, Howard would say he expected the editorials to be much the same under the new editor. And many were for they were written by a syndicated editorial writer. From a collection of possible editorials presented via...