Good move by Les and I look forward to reading his articles in D&DH. However, I feel he is slamming the " Pro ( Promotion) Staffer " pretty hard in that article and I am offended by it. He is painting all Pro staffers with the same brush, like we are all out to make a buck and do what ever it takes. There are a lot of very hard working, dedicated people out there that have been working in the " industry" for years. They offer their advice, share their experiences and promote products they use and believe in. The Pro Staffer is an ambassador for the company. They don't get paid to do this and to suggest that they are getting their pockets padded by corporations is a lot of nonsense.
I don't view this as an attack on all Pro Staffers. What you say is true of many, but the point he is making is that some are mere celebrity endorsers.
One the question of Les Davenport coming over to D&DH, hasn't he written lots of articles for D&DH already? Without checking to be sure, I think I've seen his stuff more in D&DH than in NAW.