SIMMONS: No rush to judgment on Gray

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The question is, were the unions pro-Gray or anti-Fenty?

Not-so Gray anymore

In my column published Thursday, I incorrectly reported that the three lawmakers who want Mr. Gray to resign are white.

Well, I was wrong and knew better.

Muriel Bowser, who represents Ward 4, is black and has been black all her life.

She and two of her white colleagues — Mary M. Cheh and David A. Catania — see no Gray areas when it comes to the scandalous clouds hovering above city hall.

It seems to me that with a noted attorney like Mr. Bennett on his side, Mr. Gray manages to handle the city’s business and chew gum at the same time.

All bets are off if another shoe drops, though.

• Deborah Simmons can be reached at dsimmons@washingtontimes.com

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Deborah Simmons

Deborah Simmons

Award-winning opinion writer Deborah Simmons is a senior correspondent who reports on City Hall and writes about education, culture, sports and family-related topics. Mrs. Simmons has worked at several newspapers, and since joining The Washington Times in 1985, has served as editorial-page editor and features editor and on the metro desk. She has taught copy editing at the University of ...

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