Toledo is best known in sports history as the location where Jack Dempsey won the heavyweight title by a knockout back in 1919.
This past week saw another knockout – this one self-inflicted by the Toledo Blade in its clumsy attempts to smear talk show host Brian Wilson. Wilson effectively toppled Toledo’s Mayor-for-Life Carly Finkbeiner in 2009, and he has raised lots of freedom-fighting hell in local politics since he arrived on the air in Ohio in 2006.
The Toledo Blade grossly misrepresented an outtake from Brian’s show two Fridays ago, and sought to stir up a racist controversy out of nothing. The Toledo Free Press has an excellent analysis of the Blade’s shenanigans.
P.S. Brian has a new ‘pull’ quote atop of his blog here – “Time is the sole arbitor between Prescience and Paranoia.” Brian Wilson