John I Jones wrote:
> Gerry Snyder wrote:
> > It is the less knowledgeable judges who are most likely to
> > be swayed by an identified picture.
> What? Judges swayed by photographs?
> Pg A-10 of "THE" manual:
> "Never should his votes be based on shows, slides, publicity or
> popularity of a hybridizer..."
> I am probably getting on the wrong side of everybody with all this,
Can't imagine why!
> and I am not trying to shoot at Gerry,
I certainly don't feel shot at. I was trying to explain
the rationale (as I understand it) behind a bad former
policy, not to defend it.
> but it seems that if a judge is a
> judge, they ought to act like one and if they don't, then they shouldn't
> be one.
Sounds logical to me.
Gerry in soggy Los Angeles