Editor Tries to Defend Stupid Comments About Single Moms, FailsKate Dries10/07/13 5:00pmFiled to: journalismismchris powelljournal inquirerromeneskohartford courantsingle momswelfareshutterstock1132EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalinkLast week, one Chris Powell, managing editor of the Journal Inquirer out of Hartford, Connecticut used his plaform to lay down some facts about how single moms are ruining journalism. Some people (us!) didn't love this poorly written screed and used their platform to say as much. Powell became "the national journalistic pile-on of the month, overshadowing even the shutdown of the federal government," he wrote Monday. Wow Chris! You're famous!