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Boyle, Duboc, Winkler literature cites false accomplishments

Original post made by ResearchWonk, Menlo Park: Menlo Oaks, on Nov 4, 2006

In their campaign literature, incumbents Winkler and Duboc claim a number accomplishments as evidence of their momentum. Though some of the claims fall within the acceptable limits of political exaggeration, many of them are simply false. Many projects were actually approved and completed by a prior council before Winkler and Duboc even took office. Here are some of the more blatantly false claims:

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Posted by Lee Vining
a resident of Menlo Park: The Willows
on Nov 4, 2006 at 7:50 pm

Finally, "just the facts M'am"

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Posted by NO CAA in 00
a resident of Menlo Park: The Willows
on Nov 5, 2006 at 7:44 am

Thanks, Lee! :)

Its funny, because BDW are now doing their own version of a "facts" flyer piece. Just as you'd expect, they are rebutting strawman claims-- claims that were never made by their opponents, or convenient an inaccurate distortions of claims.

All the allegations appearing above are actually taken from BDW literature that is in wide circulation. They really are plagiarizing works from the prior council.

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Posted by WillowsMom
a resident of Menlo Park: The Willows
on Nov 6, 2006 at 6:27 pm

I agree. I remember when Lyle park first opened.