Tag Archive for Irvine City Council

Waiting for Duong’s denial

    Regular readers know that Irvine isn’t really my thing.  Dan C. has that covered—but Dan’s in New York on business, so I thought I would post a quick observation regarding the Irvine Mayor race. Duong released a statement yesterday (read it at OCBlog.net) where he claims to be upset over a mailer that…

Attribution Matters

You have to love the hit pieces from both sides of the Irvine city council race. There is one clear difference. Attribution. There is a right way and a wrong way to use attribution. In 2004, the Irvine First team published a notorious flier that resembled the Irvine World News and called it the Irvine…

Sugarcoating an Exit Poll

Mitch Goldstone had a letter to the Editor in the Irvine World News yesterday and right wing blogger G. Allan Bartlett picked up the item. The Goldstone letter referred to an exit poll from a recent Irvine Chamber candidates forum that showed that Irvine Chamber members supported John Duong for Mayor with a 60-38 percent…

Fear & Smear That is Prop 90

Team Irvine (Duong, Shea and Mavity, plus support from State Ass. Chuck DeVore and US Rep. John Campbell have a mailer out (from the Offical Non-Partisan Voter Guide, which is another great example of false advertising) that significantly distorts the Prop 90 initiative as a property rights initiative. The mailer falsely claims that voters will…