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Carona's dirty but Is Lou Correa retarded?


In preparation for an upcoming corruption story, I’ve been reviewing dozens of files I’ve maintained for nine years on Sheriff Michael S. Carona (pictured at a Newport Beach bar celebrating with Rick Rizzolo, a convicted felon tied to the Chicago Mafia and a man who thought so much of our sheriff he contributed to his re-election campaign).

This afternoon I re-discovered a hilarious old newspaper clip. Of course, it’s from the Register. The setting for the article is Carona’s January 1999 post-inauguration fundraiser at the Westin Hotel in Costa Mesa. Correa, a Democratic state assemblyman at the time, told the paper he was proud to attend the Republican sheriff’s event for at least two reasons: “Latino pride” and “because [Carona’s] a good man.”

Nice job, Lou.

Carona, who has been indicted by the FBI on corruption charges that he used his public office to receive bribes and obstruct justice, isn’t a Latino. Mike Carona is of Italian heritage. And as for the “good man” line . . . well . . . Lou, you blew that too didn’t you?

-- R. Scott Moxley / OC Weekly

Comments (2)

  1. Pete says:

    carona is a pig. he belongs in prison.

  2. Alex Brant-Zawadzki says:

    Pigs don't belong in prisons. They belong in fields, man. Or in barns with charmingly educational spiders above them.

    Like Charlotte told the world Wilbur was humble, Moxley is like Carona's Charlotte, spelling it all out in his web for the whole world to see.

    There is Truthiness and there is truth. We at StephenColbert08.com are mildly uncomfortable with the extreme amount of truth and serious lack of Truthiness at the OC Weekly.

    I mean, if politicians start to realize you'll just come after them for all the bad things they'll do, they'll never do bad things. Then government will NEVER get anything accomplished.

    With respect,
    Alex Brant-Zawadzki
    www.StephenColbert08.com

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