There should be no confusion about the pain that Eckersley and his family have endured.
Given the opportunity this week to pin the blame for that pain on (former chief of staff Ed) Martin, Blunt refused.
"I'm the governor, I'm responsible for what happens in state government," he said.
So end the confusion, governor. Be responsible.
Apologize to Scott Eckersley.
Sunday, November 25, 2007
Messenger: Blunt should apologize to Eckersley
As the saga of deleted e-mails and the dismissal and savaging of the governor's former lawyer Scott Eckersley continues to build, Springfield News-Leader Editorial Page Editor Tony Messenger, whose digging into political e-mails sent out from the governor's office started the situation, says it is time for Governor Matt Blunt to apologize to Eckersley: