Outgoing City Councilmember Toni Lawrence is moving to my Precinct 4 for the purpose of running for County Commissioner. She’s hoping Jerry EversTole rides off into the sunset in his golf cart, apparently.
So, is she a carpetbagger, or just a plain ol’ republican political opportunist? And would traditional voters take kindly to her move? I mean, Republicans in my neck of the wood are so ready to offer some more familiar names. I’m thinking even a certain other former City Councilwoman for District E may be interested. Of course, that former Councilwoman is a Latina, and Republicans in my neck of the woods don’t seem to vote for that species–even in their own Party.
That means she’d live close to the nuttiest of the GOP, Riddle and HarTless. Looks like some competition for those in my neck of the woods.
Of course, Toni Lawrence earned some notoriety for some anti-Latino comments after she mistook a well-off Mexican kid for one of those “illegals” Republicans get off on blaming for everything. Sure, that may play well in Precinct 4, but her comments were just inhumane. If she feels that way about migrant children receiving medical help, that means she’ll try to shut the doors down to any child in need. It’s the Republican way.
Any good Democrats interested in running?