FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 2, 2016
District Attorney Retaliates Against Todd Spitzer for Fighting for Ethics Reform
Statement from Supervisor Todd Spitzer
District Attorney Tony Rackauckas jeopardized any remaining shred of credibility his office may still have by hastily summoning the press corps to falsely accuse me of impersonating a position I once held in the District Attorney’s Office during a robo call in support of Measure A, an initiative placed on the ballot by the Board of Supervisors, that creates a long overdue campaign finance and ethics commission.
Only the District Attorney is confused because his motive is utterly political and personal. I clearly started the Measure A call with, “Hello, this is COUNTY SUPERVISOR Todd Spitzer,” unequivocally stating my current position as a County Supervisor. Within seconds, I went on to say, “I have always played by the rules. As an Assistant District Attorney, I know that many politicians do not….” Continue reading