Good morning. Here’s a glance at today’s opinion content:
Michael Perry: An appreciation
In today’s editorial, we write in appreciation of the life of Michael Perry, the White Plains police officer who died Saturday of a heart attack while in pursuit of a shoplifting suspect. We write:
“… Those who protect and serve our communities take risks daily with their safety to ensure ours. We mourn the loss of Officer Perry, and are forever grateful for his service.”
McChrystal and Afghanistan: Cartoon
In his cartoon today, Matt Davies comments on Gen. Stanley McChrystal’s request for more time to stabilize the situation in Afghanistan.
A tale of two Westchesters: Reisman
Phil Reisman comments on the dichotomy between the poor and everyone else in Westchester County. That there are two really two counties is especially evident in the push-pull between the Democratically-controlled Board of Legislators and the Republican administration of County Executive Rob Astorino.