Louisville.com is hiking up its knickers and wading into political coverage, focusing on Kentucky and Louisville, but delving into national and international affairs when there's a local connection. A combination of politics, news, and opinion, this section will be called The Arena:
It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs, who comes short again and again, because there is no effort without error and shortcoming; but who does actually strive to do the deeds; who knows great enthusiasms, the great devotions; who spends himself in a worthy cause; who at the best knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who neither know victory nor defeat.
To wit, The Arena's two principal contributors aren't writers feigning some unattainable level of removed objectivity, but rather are active participants in Louisville politics:
Their posts will come from opposite ends of the political spectrum. Looking for balance? Weigh both of their opinions.
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