A friend and fellow reporter in another town recently wrote a column in response to what she felt was a swipe at her by a competing news organization.
The dueling columns dealt with what constitutes being a positive person as opposed to being a negative person.
It’s possible that the woman who wrote the initial column – I’ll call her Positive Polly (I’ll refrain from calling her Pollyanna) – may not have intended to target her former-colleague-turned-competitor, who has never shied away from reporting on the good, the bad and the ugly. I’ll call that reporter Realistic Rita.
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