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DMN Editor Bob Mong Responds to Chief David Brown’s Profanity-Laden Tweet

Yes, Mong is pixelated.
Yes, Mong is pixelated.

Remember two days ago when we had a good giggle over that NSFW tweet from the chief of police? Short version: Chief David Brown threw out the words “cocksucker” and “asshole,” referring to an incident awhile back when reporter Tanya Eiserer used those words in reference to the chief. Today Jim Romenesko posts an email from the paper’s editor, Bob Mong, written to Brown. Here’s my summary of the note: “Are you serious? Come on. That was, like, two years ago. Tanya already apologized. You said you accepted her apology.” In this deal, Brown is the wife. He said he accepted the apology. He acted as if he was ready to move on. But Chief Brown is never going to forget.

Bob Mong, I feel for you, man.