Can I sign on to this somewhere?
An Open Letter To Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack | Prometheus 6: I am sure you know by now that your department has been had. You are not alone; the ACORN debacle was a more significant failure, in the number of people who lost their jobs as well as the far greater number of people who lost access to the services ACORN provided. This time the libel was caught immediately.
Hopefully you will rescind your acceptance of Shirley Sherrod's forced resignation. That would be the first step. This should be done publicly. Read the NAACP's statement for guidance if you need it.
Having reviewed the full tape, spoken to Ms. Sherrod, and most importantly heard the testimony of the white farmers mentioned in this story, we now believe the organization that edited the documents did so with the intention of deceiving millions of Americans.
You should be that direct.