Exactly. Please don’t think of this situation as a divorce where the two parties split property and children. Think of it as it is: A former employee taking advantage of a situation in order to advance their own agenda.
Amen. To these people who don’t want to ride RAGBRAI now because it’s gotten too corporate, I’ve got a couple things:
1) Technically it’s been a corporate ride since 1985 when Gannett bought the DMR. That never stopped anyone from riding in the last 34 years. And..
2) T.J.’s been in charge since 2003. In that time the sponsorships have exploded.…[Read more]
Wait, what they did to Carson King? You mean gave him national exposure, gave him a platform to not only raise money for charity but also discuss the ills of racism. On top of the fact that he raised more money after the article was published. I read the ENTIRE article and not just one paragraph. Put down your pitchforks, the DMR was doing it’s…[Read more]
Someone else said this about the situation and it’s completely accurate: The people who are signing up for Iowa’s Ride are the same people who burned their Nikes and boycotted the NFL. I tend to agree with this seeing how many of my more conservative friends are bashing RAGBRAI in full support of Iowa’s Ride. TJ has basically created a “Red Ride”…[Read more]