I just have much more respect for organizations that focus on building their organization and staying out of politics (unless their business is politics of course).
Because reporters were asking for it?
Barn Sweetman

Then maybe this is what you should have responded with in the first place?

I realize that written medium’s are difficult to fully navigate the subtle cues with. “Tone” can be misinterpreted as well as missed completely, when in written form.

This is why there are a lot of arguments that get drawn out perpetually on written formats.

I appreciate your clarification.

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