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Mike McIntyre is one of the few reporters at the PD who I actually respect, but his top story above the fold in today’s Metro section is one of the shoddiest pieces of “reporting” I’ve seen in a while. ?McIntyre gives valuable PD real estate to county prosecutor Bill Mason’s political consultant, Bill Burges, so Burges can whine about his firm losing its 25-year contract for the county’s health & human services levy.

Why would commissioners go in a new direction when the firm has been so successful in the past? What could it be? Certainly not that […]

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This has to be game over for Jennifer Brunner. ?Joining the courageous paid staff of Lee Fisher, including consultant Alan Melamed, campaign manager Geri Prado, even Lee’s own driver, and most courageous of all, Lee Fisher’s campaign consulting firm’s top partner David Plouffe – is the actual currency in Lee Fisher’s bank account. ?Every penny has endorsed Lee Fisher for US Senate.

“I’m gratified beyond words,” said Lee Fisher, standing in his campaign office surrounded by dollar bills applauding in unison. ?”I know how hard it is to put your money where your mouth is,” said […]

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The incredible flood of Lee Fisher staff endorsing Lee Fisher got probably the biggest “get” of all time. ?Lee’s own driver.

“I’m not the first driver for Lee Fisher, won’t be the last, but I’m probably the first Lee Fisher driver to endorse Lee Fisher, ever”, said the driver who requested anonymity. ?”Yes, Lee is the meanest person I’ve ever met, but when I saw David Plouffe make the brave move of endorsing his own client, I simply had to follow my heart. ?Even though I get paid next to nothing.”

More to come.

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All that fundraising is starting to pay off for Lee Fisher. ?Alan Melamed, who may be the highest paid member of Lee Fisher’s staff, finally got off the fence.

“This was a tough call,” said Melamed, who is currently paying for his third home in Palm Beach on Lee Fisher’s dime. ?”But the time has come. ?I bravely join David Plouffe, and Geri Prado in fully endorsing Lee Fisher. ?I’m working on the rest of the staff, but it’s a personal decision.”

Stay tuned!

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