Last Wednesday, Carol Rudat loaned her council campaign $35,000. The next day, she loaned it another $35,000. That brings her to $156,000 thus far in her carpetbagging campaign for Orange City Council -- and I believe making Rudat's the most expensive council campaign in Orange history. She's Orange's version of Cassie DeYoung -- in both her willingess to break the bank, as well as the truth, in the service of personal ambition.
Today, I received this mailer from the Carol Rudat campaign:
Carol's husband Dave was Orange City manager for 10 years, and the Orange Fire Chief before that. I've no doubt he tapped that relationship to cop these two endorsement for the mailer. I'm so heartened that Andy Romero and Merrill Duncan would cheapen their status and prestige as retired police chiefs by endorsing a person who's entire campaign has been about getting away with breaking the law.