CNN Pits Dallas Versus Dallas
It's a tolerant city, said David Kunkle, the city's former police chief and a recent mayoral candidate. He defies stereotypes, too. The Texas native is a wiry man, soft-spoken and thoughtful, the antithesis of a big-city police chief or a Texas lawman.There's even a passing reference to John Wiley Price ("the FBI is investigating local corruption that might affect some high-ranking politicians") and the Trinity River Corridor Project.
"We have one of the largest gay populations and one of the strongest gay communities of any city in the country," he said. "(And) the anti-immigrant movement hasn't gotten any traction in Dallas like it has in other Southwestern cities."
Indeed, maybe it's time to put the old stereotypes, reputations and images away once and for all.