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Commentary This Week: Race-based home funding, Town Meeting during pandemic, school tax reform, gun rights, and ‘defund the police’

This week, Vermont Daily has scheduled a lineup of five provocative commentaries written by thoughtful Vermonters about current issues.

Why conservatives don’t trust media

Nothing reinforces conservatives’ negative media stereotypes more than watching news coverage of an event they attended being falsely portrayed as racist. They know they’re not racist. They know the event (say, the Support the Police rally in July) wasn’t racist. But coverage focused on one unknown person making one derogatory comment. Conclusion: The media came with an agenda.

Top Stories of the Week Nov. 15-21, 2020

Top Stories of the Week: Dominion in Vermont / Violent criminals don’t belong in jail, State’s Attorney says / Covid restriction opposition unpatriotic, Scott says / GOP wins 7 seats won by abortion, climate legislation backers / Burlington considers oil heat ban / BLM, Blue LIves Matter flags to fly over Barre / Understanding VT media bias