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COER leader shifts blame to someone else | Letters


This letter is in response to your Jan. 11 article, “COER Leader Initialed disclosure form in ’03,” which reveals that, despite his past insistence that he never received a jet noise disclosure, Michael Monson did both receive and initial such a form.

Not such an important matter, really, but Mr. Monson’s strong reaction to it is telling:

-He dismisses the disclosure form 22W as “worthless.”

-He claims that releasing information about his disclosure form was a “personal attack” and an improper use of private information.

-He asks that information about him and his disclosure form be removed from the News-Times webpage (so much for freedom of the press).

-He says he’s considering a lawsuit against Windermere.

Mr. Monson’s actions represent perfectly the culture and mindset of his COER fellow travelers: Shift the blame for your actions to someone else; then sue them.

I signed a noise disclosure form when I bought my home, and I don’t care who knows it. Why is Mr. Monson so concerned that people know he initialed his?

John Close

Oak Harbor


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