Asheville media outlets feel compelled tell the public something about the police chief’s retirement. Unfortunately, the only information the city is sharing is happy, public information officer kinds of things like the chief’s race, the date of the announcement and the date of retirement, and vague reassurances that everything is under control. A nice, big photo of the chief and comments from uninformed members of the public can help fill space. On the subject of filling space, look who’s talking!