Bee Fails on Water story, Blames MID

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The following is an excerpt from an article by Eric Caine:

"Every once in a while the curtain lifts just enough to reveal exactly what today’s Modesto Bee is really all about. That’s what happened in its September 19 editorial, when the Bee tried to tiptoe away from its role in the Modesto Irrigation District (MID) water sale fiasco.In what has become typical Bee fashion, the only game in town tried to blame the MID for the controversy and rancor over the failed water transfer:

'What the MID must do differently when it develops this [new] plan is to make the whole process very public….one of the reasons this water sale plan became contentious was that the MID was not fully open with the public about what it was trying to achieve.'"
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