BAR 31:04, Jul/Aug 2005
Queries & Comments
For the Trash Heap
Although I side with Eric Meyers regarding his call for your magazine to stop publishing articles on unprovenanced artifacts (First Person, March/April 2005), I wont argue whether he is right or wrong. I just want to let you know that your response was absolutely unprofessional, spiteful and disturbing. I have never read such an unbridled, vicious outburst in my life, especially from a source that is supposed to maintain a reputation for credibility and objectivity. It read like a temperamental child angry over something his classmate said.
I am a graduate student and purchased my first BAR this morning with the intention of reading through it to consider adding it to my list of subscriptions. If this is the sort of crap that youre publishing, however, it will be my privilege to toss this asinine garbage in the trash and forget that I ever heard of you.
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