OC Blog has an interesting post on Orange County Republican Central Committee endorsements for various local offices. Even more entertaining are the back-and-forth comments between Weekly pal Jubal and Tim Whitacre–with some chiming in by Art Pedroza and Karen A Finn–about internal bylaws, and motions and ex-officios and alternate members rights and . . . argghhhhh! . . . that talk got so hot we just messed our shorts. Excuse us while we change.
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There, that's better. Anyway, we couldn't help noticing the OC GOP is backing Allan Mansoor for reelection to the Costa Mesa City Council. As OC Blog has previously posted–here, here, here–and as the Weekly has reported–here, here and here, and most recently here–Mansoor has scary close ties to racist nutbar Martin H. Millard.
Which brings us back full circle to that endorsement: is the OC GOP Central Committee closing its eyes to this nonsense or endorsing it as well? Either way, it don't sound too “Party of Lincoln” to us.