Remark prompts sensitivity training for New Albany police, by Harold J. Adams (Courier-Journal).
A New Albany police officer’s racial remarks have prompted the chief to schedule sensitivity training for the entire department ...
... Messer said those who make an issue of what he said are politically motivated. He was elected to the city council as a Democrat but has stated his intention to switch to the Republican Party. “Apparently somebody is trying to politically try to ruin me, I guess,” Messer said.
“I am going to run for mayor next year,” he said. “I’m not lining up with the Democratic Party anymore.”
Thursday, March 11, 2010
Doesn't Jack know that "them people" is Coffey's trademark line?
The single most ironic thing about this development is that as soon as the first registered New Albany Democrat in living memory concedes that he isn't really a Democrat after all (how many really are?), the transition to Republican values has occured with such lightning speed. Too bad about that, because Jack Messer, the anti-Price, has been right far more times than he's been wrong during his council tenure.