Nevada County’s GOP is featured in the Sacramento Bee this morning — albeit in an unflattering way.
A email blast from Bob Hren, chair of the Nevada County Republican Party, with a controlling, partisan message made the rounds on social media, including this blog. And it drew well-deserved scorn. “Conservatives are all being asked to wear attire that reflects a flag motif or the colors red, white, blue,” it read, adding, “We must show up in large numbers to show we are strong too. The best way to assure seating is to volunteer for the set-up effort. For that, a list of approved set-up personnel is being compiled by Don Bessee. Only persons who are on the set-up list will be provided with the details for arrival location and early admission time for set-up.”
The memo found its way to the desk of the Sacramento Bee’s Pulitzer-prize winning cartoonist Jack Ohman, who turned it into a highly amusing cartoon — occupying almost 1/2 page. It is titled “Rep. Doug La Malfa’s Town Hall dress code …”
“The Nevada County GOP chairman send out an email suggesting that conservative constituents of Rep. Doub LaMalfa attending his town hall ‘wear attire that reflects a flag motif on the colors red, white and blue.” OK …
(Source: Sacramento Bee)