Letters: Kotowski's relationship none...

Letters: Kotowski's relationship none of our business

There are 4 comments on the Monterey County Herald story from Apr 9, 2011, titled Letters: Kotowski's relationship none of our business. In it, Monterey County Herald reports that:

The Herald has at many times crossed the boundaries between private and public lives.

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Marina, CA

#1 Apr 10, 2011
These are public people.
Ocean View

Pebble Beach, CA

#2 Apr 10, 2011
vanman wrote:
These are public people.
In the case of Kotowski, her private actions and relationship with Manning, either romantic or filial, have no bearing on her fitness to perform the public role for which she was elected. However, considering his religious vows and his role as a celibate religious leader, the same cannot be said of Manning in regard to retaining his appointed post within the church.

It's not a matter of being public people. Public people have private lives to which they are entitled unless or until their private actions call into question their professional performance. In Manning's case, it does; in Kotowski's it doesn't. They each have different public roles, and Kotowski's requires neither celibacy nor transparency regarding her private life, which is not to say that she isn't embarrassed by the revelation, but that it has no relevancy in regard to her job.

It is an unfortunate circumstance that her identity was revealed as part of the revelations about Manning.

Salinas, CA

#3 Apr 11, 2011
At least he isn't a pedophile.
Helter skelter

Monterey, CA

#4 May 3, 2011
YGBSM2 wrote:
At least he isn't a pedophile.
My thoughts exactly!

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