Ok, what a story, right? The headline could read "Michael Allen Shows True Colors." On Watch Sonoma County, the PD's online comment site, I commented about this. And Michael Allen's attack dog came out after me. And referred readers to a nasty piece of yellow journalism that the PD did on me when i reported Michael Allen to the FPPC last year for a conflict of interest.
I looked back at the link, just for nostalgia's sake, and read the comments that attacked me and my partner, Kay. As I read the viciousness I marvelled that so many people were willing to be lapdogs and operatives. So many obedient toadies were willing to attack me---why?
Did they get appointed to the Community Advisory Board or another commission? Did they get a few bucks via a small contract? Did they just get flattered about how important they are to the 'community?' They've gone to their trainings.
It's so easy to be a good german. How far will they go? Do they know themselves? Maybe they'll threaten to kick someone's ass. Maybe they'll do it.
We won't make it easy for them. Have they forgotten? This is America.