Given her rich history of alienating people, it wasn't necessarily surprising that this week three of Deborah Pauly's Villa Park city council members endorsed Todd Spitzer, her opponent in a race for Orange County supervisor.
Pauly has managed in recent years to offend liberals, conservatives, Democrats, Republicans, Libertarians, Greens, Mexicans, Arab Americans, Jewish Americans, gays, fornicators, educated people and non-educated people.
Hell, there's probably a corpse that's rightfully mad as hell at her.
But I must give credit where credit is due. Despite the embarrassing endorsements of Spitzer by her colleagues, Pauly wins OC Weekly's "Political Play of the Week!"
Here's why: In a couple of days, nobody will remember the endorsements, but what will linger--perhaps for months or years--was Pauly's ice pick-brutal slam on a TV-camera friendly Spitzer during this week's public debate.
She said this to Spitzer: "You're like the male Gloria Allred. You're always trying to get your name in the news."
The male Gloria Allred?
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Did Pauly produced that hilarious gem on her own or has she been on the horn with Spitzer nemesis Susan Kang Schroeder?
Schroeder describes Spitzer--who will likely trounce in the supervisor's race and has made no secret of his desire to follow Tony Rackauckas as Orange County's district attorney--as the practitioner of this style: "Ready, fire, aim."
Of course, Spitzer--a former supervisor, state Assemblyman and prosecutor--has one word to describe his old pals Schroeder and Rackauckas: "Corrupt."
--R. Scott Moxley / OC Weekly