Crimes and Misdemeanors
Nice editorial in today's Dallas Morning News asking, erm, Why wasn't Lynn Flint Shaw charged with a felony rather than a misdemeanor for allegedly forging Dallas County District Attorney Craig Watkins' signature? Only, one thing Dallas' Only Daily fails to note today: Allen Gwinn's been asking the same thing since Friday. And he's got the docs -- including the arrest warrant with the misdemeanor box checked off.
But Gwinn's such a nice guy he links to The Dallas Morning News' piece without saying, "Hey, I was first!" Never mind that not a bit of the news in the editorial's actually been in, ya know, The News -- not a syllable of it. Familiar story, though: The same thing happened when Gwinn broke the DISD credit-card story: The daily took it, without so much as sending Gwinn a thank-you note. So, ya know, thanks. --Robert Wilonsky
Get the ICYMI: Today's Top Stories Newsletter Our daily newsletter delivers quick clicks to keep you in the know
Catch up on the day's news and stay informed with our daily digest of the most popular news, music, food and arts stories in Dallas, delivered to your inbox Monday through Friday.