More PAC money is infiltrating local races — this time the newly created PAC called “Americans for Good Government,” managed by local Tea Party members, paid $2,222.37 for District 3 Supervisor candidate Dan Miller’s first campaign mailer. The local Tea Party PAC also donated $2,000 to Cliff Newell’s DA campaign and $2,000 to Anna Ferguson’s Superior Court Judge campaign. Details are here and here.
Here’s a “screen grab” of the latest Facebook post on the Nevada County Tea Party Facebook page: “Poor people have been voting Democrat for 50 years, and they’re still poor,” from Charles Barkley. I wonder if the candidates who have accepted this PAC money condone this highly partisan (not to mention, nasty toned) message. Where, on earth, is the public-sector leadership in our community? I’ve voted for Republicans and Democrats during my life, but I can’t see how this type of discourse is good for anybody or anything.