In the aftermath of the Sandy Hook shootings the NRA’s Wayne LaPierre said; “The only way to stop a bad guy with a gun is with a good guy with a gun.” As a Liberal, fighting the right-wing insanity that is Orange County, I find myself agreeing with Mr. LaPierre.
Almost four years ago Los Alamitos Councilman Dean Grose resigned in disgrace after sending out a racist attack on President Barack Obama to some of his constituents. Well he’s at it again. Grose commented today on a Facebook post… “Uniting America against Obama’s regieme one AK47 at a time!”
And I thought that the spat between Nelson ans Sidhu was a good example of a silly election season. Below we have some stories reported over the past couple of days by the Orange County Register about campaign trail shenanigans.
It isn’t often that we agree with Register Columnist Frank Mickadeit on this blog. But in this case we find ourselves in that position. On Tuesday Mickadeit’s column titled ‘Watermelon man’ gets GOP nod caught our eye.
For some reason Orange County is a magnet for political losers. In recognition of that unbearable truth, and the fact we’re almost done with 2009, here is my list of the OC Political Losers of 2009. Dean Grose â€” The Los Alamitos Mayor who found it funny to send an email picture of the White House rising over a watermelon patch.
What Steven Choi did at the Democratic Party of Orange County’s Harry S Truman Awards Dinner last Friday night was worse than the conduct of Dean Grose. It is worse because Choi is a non-partisan elected official in the City of Irvine. Because of that when dignitaries of any political party come to visit the city he represents, he owes them the respect due them by virtue of their position.