It’s such a cliche, but one that really is appropriate here. You know it, about what you shouldn’t do to the messenger?
That is what a news site is. We are messengers. Sometimes, like in this space, we share our opinions. But most of the time, we are doing nothing more than messengering the news of the day to you, so that you can be informed, and have a chance to draw your own conclusions, and your own opinion.
Last month, I had the personal displeasure of sharing a story about a Tampa, Florida man named Peter Sloan. This guy had popped up on my radar before, especially since until last August, I had lived in Tampa for nearly 20 years.
If you don’t know him, he’s claimed for quite a while that he is an illegitimate son of William Shatner, the star of the original “Star Trek.” He shared some story about finding his biological mother in Canada, and having her claim that she had a one night stand with Shatner back in the 1950s, and look, there he is.