This morning I did a poor job communicating my feelings regarding there being “no great car deals here”. That was not meant to be a swipe at local car dealers at all. I was frustrated because I was mostly looking at for sale by owner vehicles. With the uncertain times, I did not want to finance a vehicle and I had a limited budget because I did not want to come out of pocket too deeply to supplement my insurance payout. I have purchased 2 vehicles in the past from 2 major dealers in town. I have had nothing but excellent experiences for the life of those vehicles. I used the same dealers for regular maintenance, the dedication and service were top-notch.
I would never use my platform to speak out against a local business. I think I have proved I am a local business supporter in every way I can be.
Re-reading my post I understand that my choice of words was poor. I apologize to all of the hardworking dealers in Durango. I am also well aware of how much all of these fine folks support the local community. Most do it quietly and I think that most people here would be surprised at everything they do for Durango.