As I continue to watch the ripples expand outward over the Freikorp debacle (I’m waiting for someone to call it “Freigate”, or something equally ‘inspired’), some interesting things have been coming to the surface. One of the more interesting, to me, was someone pointing out whom actually started the rallying cry to hold McNallen accountable in the first place and that they didn’t get enough credit for doing so.
So let’s fix that.
I don’t listen to Heathen Talk much at all, nor do I know the people over there. I don’t know there take on things, how much I would agree or disagree with them, or anything else. I’ve seen some indications that, collectively, I would disagree with them on a number of issues though none of the would be deal breakers. Regardless, what I can say with certainty is that one of the people over there, Josh, brought attention to this problem before anyone else, and he took the hits for the expression of his opinion harder then anyone else.
So credit where credit is due; thanks for being the first one to call foul and to ask people be held accountable for their words when it comes to this issue. If you end up reading this, Josh, just know that I’m thankful that you had something to say because it helped us all become aware of something that desperately needed to be called out. Muckraking is an unpleasant, heavy burden…but one that’s desperately needed.
Well done. Hope we (both Josh specifically and Heathen Talk collectively) get a chance to chat at some point.