This “Our View” column appeared in Saturday’s Scottsdale Republic. Back up the rhetoric In your article about the recent Scottsdale City Council candidate forum hosted by Scottsdale Leadership, you reported a lament by incumbent council candidate Linda Milhaven that the so-called “civility pledge” adopted by the City Council last summer did not pass unanimously. I […]
School Board Slug Fest Round 2
Terrance Thornton at the Independent just posted an article about the ongoing Scottsdale Unified School District governing board campaign incivility. In the article, Thornton quotes SUSD board VP Denny Brown: “He [SUSD board candidate Laddie Guy Shane] turns in absolutely bogus signatures and that fundamentally flaws the entire system,” [Denny Brown] said in a Sept. 2 […]
When is Misinformation a Lie?
There are a thousand ways to be dishonest without actually telling a lie. Tuyo Realmente A very clever campaign attack postcard dropped in Scottsdale voters’ mailboxes over the weekend. Using cute cartoon sheep, a group called Scottsdale United has portrayed Kathy Littlefield as, “a wolf in sheep’s clothing,” “a power-hungry liberal disguised as a […]