Holly Carnright put out a letter the editor blasting the NFL for an internal policy decision that was made regarding an NFL employee that had been charged with drunk driving...here is the letter.
DA Carnright to the NFL: Get It Straight
Braylon Edwards, the Jets wide receiver gets arrested for DWI, .16 (BAC), and the NFL says "this is a violation of their substance abuse policy".
It is a crime. Driving While Intoxicated is a crime. An organization that has as much influence on our young people as the NFL should get it straight. D. Holley Carnright
Ulster County District Attorney
Holly's letter which is three sentences (never one to be know for his insight) is soo brazen and ridiculous. I'm against drunk driving don't get me wrong but this is coming from the same DA that failed to investigate claims that a NYS Senator was strong arming people for money under his nose. Or his jail investigation findings that were laughable,(and we mean laughable, people were reading the findings uptown chuckling, although no one had a bigger grin than former County Clerk Al Spada, nope Uncle Al got the last laugh that day.) The same DA that passed on the Palin investigation and brushed off Auerbach's audit and findings on the investigation calling them "too political."
Perhaps the biggest reason as to why this is hypocritical, he is blasting the NFL for how it handled one of it's internal policies because of the example it sets for children. What about Holly Carnright's internal policies? Like sweeping under the rug the names of employees in the da's office that were caught looking at pornography at work. Calling it an internal matter..um WRONG Mr. Carnright. These employees salaries are paid for by the taxpayers, therefore your office should discipline and release the names of those involved. And, what kind of message is the da's office sending to kids?? However, it's no surprise with him passing on case after case, that he has time to comment on a matter that has absolutely nothing to do with Ulster County.
Since we are talking about the NFL, this letter is like Micheal Vick writing a letter against an organisation for it's mistreatment of dogs. It's just hypocritical. It might of been best for the D.A. to just not have said anything at all.