Jerry Bledsoe –whose name came up in last week’s post on the alleged push polls in the Senate District 27 race —- responds:
I want to clarify something in Roch’s first comment. The statement he attributes to me is a quote from a police department news release, not my own words. I did not write about the controversy when it broke in the spring of 2006. The claims that black leaders had been recorded for nefarious purposes, as reported by the News & Record and News 2, were indeed false, as I detailed in parts 41-43 of my Cops in Black White series in the Rhino Times in the fall of 2007.
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