received this letter after we ran an online column by contributor Ed Weathers suggesting that the Reagan presidency wasn t all-that-and-a-bag-of-Jelly-Bellies:
No, I do not live in Memphis. Eighteen of my business associates do. Because of Ed Weathers comments regarding President Ronald Reagan, they have said they are canceling their subscriptions to The Memphis Flyer
. I will no longer visit your web-page. -- Billy Bob
Damn, there goes our entire subscriber base! And just when the paper was making a concentrated effort to reach out to the much-desired Billy-Bob demographic too.
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