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Department of Sexism, Racism, and Divisiveness



To the editors:

I am writing in regards to yet another of Bill Wyman's nasty little musings on the quality of entertainment writers at Chicago's daily papers. I found his hits against Jae-Ha Kim of the Sun-Times to be particularly offensive [Hitsville, November 6].

Does Mr. Bill mean to give the impression that he is sexist, racist, and divisive? Or does he fancy himself a well-informed writer with perceptive critical faculties? He's sending a confusing message to your readers.

Perhaps in his next column, Bill could clarify whether he is an angry, mean-spirited fellow or a useful, analytic voice in the press.

Does Bill Wyman suffer from the words of his idol--Morrissey? "We hate it when our friends become successful. . . . It's all so laughable."

Leslie Dodson


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