Laura Blaney professes to be a good politician by stating she told fellow Democrats that she did not want to do any negative ads during this election cycle. Supposedly because she is well respected by her party, they will not do any negative advertising. This remains to be seen!
But of course in her Oct. 31 ad in The Times, she had to comment on her opponent for his recent transgression. Not once, but twice, in her ad Blaney made reference to Mike Heinold's run-in with the law.
She doesn't want her party to do negative advertising, but she can in her ad by mentioning Heinold's problem. Seems to me like a sneaky way to get around the negative advertising situation.
Since Blaney has decided to be negative in her ads, and Heinold did have a problem with the law with an arrest for a violation I truly abhor, I will not vote for either of these candidates for commissioner.
- James D. Hall, Portage