I once moderated a political debate forum. The number one rule was, and is, no personal attacks. I read the lengthy opinion penned by Anya Dobrowolski, Jesselyn Perkins, and Jacob and Matie Trewe (Letters, June 1). and I failed to discover any information, data or reasoned argument. It was simply an emotionally charged personal attack against Paul Conte.
I am not a friend, ally, or acquaintance of Conte, but I despair of fact-free personal attacks that leave no one better informed. It is a tactic I associate with right wing media. Shame on Eugene Weekly for using precious newspaper space for such dross.