I think a few Republicans in Orange County have misunderstood what this week was all about.
For the record guysÃ¢â‚¬Â¦
ItÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s CHARACTER COUNTS,
Not CHARACTERS COUNT.
In recognition of this National Event created by the Josephson Institute of Ethics, an excellent organization that strives to educate youth about character,
Profiles of Republican Characters Ã¢â‚¬â€ TheOC Edition
Sent out 14,000 letters to Latino naturalized citizens telling them they will be arrested if they vote. And when caught, blamed his office manager.
Stated in a post on the OCBlog that Democrats sent out the fraudulent letters. Once it was clear that a Republican Congressional Candidate Tan Nguyen was responsible, claimed TanÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s actions occurred because he was a Democrat the previous election cycle.
The Republican Chairman of the County of Orange Board of Supervisors, permitted the Republican majority on the Board to intimidate the County Registrar of Voters Neal Kelley and ultimately permitted, according to Peggy Lowe at the Orange County Register, CEO Thomas Mauk to direct Kelley to TAKE NO ACTION to correct the misinformation communicated to voters by Tan Nguyen.
A letter supporting Councilman Hernandez was sent out to fellow Republicans by former California Republican Party Chairman Shawn Steel. The letter called fellow Republican candidate for Anaheim City Council Bill Dalati an Islamic extremist, a Ã¢â‚¬Å“SyrianÃ¢â‚¬Â businessman, and Ã¢â‚¬Å“Manchurian Candidate.Ã¢â‚¬Â Sarah Tully of the Orange County Register reports that at the October17th City Council meeting Hernandez said he was unaware of the letter until after his campaign manager John Lewis posted it on the OCBlog. Tully further reported that Hernandez vigorously denied he is a racist, but also accused Dalati of Ã¢â‚¬Å“extremist thinkingÃ¢â‚¬Â and Ã¢â‚¬Å“extremist action.Ã¢â‚¬Â Hernandez said, Ã¢â‚¬Å“HeÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s the one who is alleging racism. He has no platform. The only thing he can do is make noise and Ã¢â‚¬Â¦ hope people vote for him because they feel sorry for him.Ã¢â‚¬Â Hernandez said Dalati had no right to seek the Republican PartyÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s endorsement, which was denied. Ã¢â‚¬Å“HeÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s no more a Republican than I am a spaceman,Ã¢â‚¬Â
To borrow from a Republican hit piece sent to voters in FullertonÃ¢â‚¬Â¦