Presstalk 671-TALK

• To the person with an obvious axe to grind about Louise Povlin’s conflict of interest, you could NOT be more wrong. I have worked with Ms. Povlin on committees and fund raisers and she recuses herself or abstains when necessary. Ms. Povlin is at the Farragut events cleaning up into the wee hours of the morning. Are you ? I doubt it, as no one has ever seen you there. It is easy to throw darts from the cheap seats, but on this one, your dart misses. Ms. Povlin cares about helping Farragut in a positive way, not constantly criticizing or grandstanding. I am neither on her election committee, or even a close friend just an observer who is telling the truth.

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