A Progressive Reflects on Mero’s Career with Praise

By now you’ve heard that the Sutherland Institute board has asked Paul Mero to step down as president after 14 years with the conservative think-tank, citing disagreements over direction. Knowing there will be a lot of tap dancing from the left, understandably.  Paul is an easy (and eager?) focal point for criticism from the left.  But I wanted to tell the story of how I first came to know Paul Mero, and why I am proud to call him a friend. In 2007, KVNU’s For the People hosts/founders Tom Grover…