Well, most have heard about the allegations about Bishop Eddie Long. When we have this positive image of someone, especially someone that has a Position of Influence, and we hear they supposedly said something or did something that is considered to be negative, Does our image of them change? What if there were previous speculations or rumors of such things, does that help guide us in believing what we have heard? In this situation many factors are important. If these allegations are proven to be true, then all parties involved should be held accountable. But what IF these allegations are not true, is the Painted image Tainted?I say yes. Although people may be cleared of the alleged acts, the negative image will almost always follow.
Painted and Tainted