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As readers may recall, several weeks ago, in an Editor's Note accompanying a letter we published, we expressed our displeasure with the writer for seeking to draw The Jewish Press into a local campaign for New York City Council by claiming that we had erroneously reported that one candidate, Samuel Spirgel, had received his support. As we said, we had it right and the writer was plainly changing his mind, doubtless as the result of pressure from one or more formidable supporters of a competing candidate. We were not amused by this attempt to make a political point at the expense of our reportorial reputation.

Just the other day we became aware of a flyer being circulated in a Brooklyn councilmanic district that contains The Jewish Press logo and our purported editorial criticism of Mr. Spirgel. No such editorial comment ever appeared.

While we generally do make recommendations to our readers regarding candidates for elective office, we really do not appreciate others ever so cleverly suggesting our choices for us. We trust that the other candidates in that particular race will issue statements disavowing the false message of the poster.

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