Sunday, August 12, 2012
A New Sheriff in Town?
Good luck Susan Pamerleau!
Incumbent jabbed over dog deaths
By John W. Gonzales - Express-News
Add dead dogs to the list of negative talking points Susan Pamerleau is using in her GOP campaign to unseat Sheriff Amadeo Ortiz.
The retired Air Force major general's litany of criticisms, her mantra since launching her campaign in February, already includes jail woes, security lapses, misbehaving deputies and a strained relationship with Commissioners Court, which controls his purse strings.
But there's something about heat-suffocated dogs in a sheriff's K-9 Unit vehicle that makes the incident irresistible political fodder in the campaign's remaining 12 weeks.
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