Matt Cunningham, Disgraced Blogger, Resigns Parks Commission Post Ahead of Vigil Protest!

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Amber Lyon
See the update at the bottom of this post on Matty's resignation from OC Parks Commission post!

The fallout for blogger/OC Weekly's Scariest Person 2013 honoree/sex-abuse victims outer Matt Cunningham continues after he mocked Mexi candlelight vigils for deceased loved ones. Earlier this week, Orange County Employees Association boss Nick Beradino called on Supervisor Todd Spitzer to remove Matty from his position as an OC Parks Commissioner.

Now a candlelight vigil is being planned for Monday evening at 6 p.m. atop the steps of Anaheim city hall.

The Weekly has obtained an invitation to the vigil from Orange County Labor Federation Executive Director Julio Perez. In it, he calls the image of a "slain" teddy bear next to a votive Virgen de Guadalupe candle for what it is: insensitive and offensive. Taking a page from the unofficial 'Rulebook for Racists,' Matty has offered an 'I'm sorry you're sorry' no-pology with the story going national in The Huffington Post and Fox News Latino.

Since Matty is the chambermaid of the Anaheim Chamber of Commerce, the planned gathering will call for accountability.

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Screenshot of Matty's offending image because we knew he'd wuss out

"At the vigil, we will also be demanding that the Anaheim Chamber of Commerce end its relationship with this political insider, Matt Cunningham," Perez writes. "If they don't, then we will be demanding the City Council cut off funding to the Chamber of Commerce until it can employ representatives who do not mock the communities they're supposed to serve."

Should the cash flow be halted, Matty would have to put his money where his mouth is and truly blog for free. As it stands now, with OC labor going after him, Cunningham's blog is so shamed that he can't even trade online chingas with them, posting instead about Kris Murray being appointed Mayor Pro Tem!

With a political battle brewing over the mockery of mourning, all those in attendance at the vigil should come with sincerity in their empathy and outrage. There are few people worse in this world than Matty, but grief pimps come pretty close.

UPDATE, DEC., 20, 4:00 p.m.: Supervisor Todd Spitzer announced today that he has received a letter of resignation from disgraced blogger Matt Cunningham. Matty first served on the OC Parks Commission in 2006 and was recently reappointed by Spitzer earlier this year. But he became a political liability after the now infamous Anaheim Blog post he authored mocking Mexi candlelight vigils sparked outrage.

Cunningham's letter simply stated that he was thankful to serve the citizens of Orange County during his tenure noting supposed "notable" achievements. His resignation--or latest wuss out!--is effective immediately.

Anaheim Chamber of Commerce: The ball is in your court, now!

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Ask a Mexican
Ask a Mexican

If you are, you realize your party despises you, right?

DavidZenger
DavidZenger

Notable achievements? Like what - wasting $3,000,000 in park funds for a couple soccer fields at the Haster Basin that nobody wants to take care of?



paulbigbird
paulbigbird

Gerbil,

How have you been? It's nice to see that the nick name has stuck! Listen Matt your doing lots of damage out here. Try a new line of work.

Have you ever thought about a job as a Meter Maid. It's perfect another job were you try to hurt people all day long.

Good day Red Carpet boy.

Paul

Kanani Fong
Kanani Fong

This is the same Matt Cunningham who was repeatedly taken down by the old Fullerton's Future?

johnmanly
johnmanly

Karma is a real bitch isn't it Matt?  You are getting exactly what you deserve.


Saul Rodriguez
Saul Rodriguez

I'm a Mexican and republican. Yea that's all the stupid democrats do.

saveanaheim
saveanaheim

Don't forget to write to his employer regarding the blog he write for them:


TODD AMENT, ANAHEIM CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

Todd@anaheimchamber.org

Beezling
Beezling

Couldn't have happened to a better worthless piece of duplicitous shit.


Looks like my 7-Year Plan to discredit the Sheriff of Cuntingham is complete.


The celebratory party will be under the big nitrogen molecule behind the 7-11.

OC Weekly
OC Weekly

And remember, folks: this cretin previously outed sex-abuse victims!

Steve Lanzi
Steve Lanzi

No worries Gustavo, I hear Matt has a great new modeling career ahead of him. See?

James Calvert
James Calvert

You've asked them nicely. You've begged them constantly, but it is like they have a death wish. We constantly preach non-violence, and they continue to piss in everyone's faces like no one can ever touch them. Why is it that if I owed $100 bucks for drugs, the guns would never stop hunting me, but if I cause misery and poverty for hundreds and thousands, I get a free pass?....Where are the priorities?......

paullucas714
paullucas714 topcommenter

Do we have to go as far as demanding all Democrats in positions at the DPOC distance themselves from Pacific Strategies and the Cunninghams?

paullucas714
paullucas714 topcommenter

What would it take to get a Pubic Information request from all OC Agencies and city councils who contract Pacific Strategies for their services of watching city council meetings taking notes and reading and commenting on Blogs? this is public funding we need to know more about for the good of the public. Also his wife works for the county at some agency.

paullucas714
paullucas714 topcommenter

@OCCOPWATCH.COM

Ha1 He hung up when you asked him of the taxpayers pay for any of Matts services. Im assuming his fees are paid out of the general budget for the Chamber of Commerce. That General fund is supported by funding from the city and other government sources grants etc. So yes, the taxpayers do pay Matts salary. I say we want a refund. he doesn't even live in Anaheim. He lives in Orange near my house.

qdpsteve
qdpsteve

Dang, the pic didn't go through.

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