... kids don't necessarily get an eye exam if they need an eye exam mostly because it is not convenient for the parents to be able to do that.”
Vice president for U.S. Optical at Walmart Bynum admits it: He's human. He would rather read good stories about him, or the city, than bad ones.
“I had my whole family on Christmas morning and even managed to burn scrambled eggs, which most people can't believe you can do that,” he said. (I've done that.)
He hoped everyone would notice “all that was good. But the eggs is what everyone still remembers and talks about. So you don't want people to only focus on the bad things when you work so hard at trying to do right. You want people to focus on the positive things.”
Reporters often are skeptical by nature and have a watch-dog role to play in government. The public needs us to take that role seriously. Sometimes, that means reporting on topics that make leaders uncomfortable.