The public comments made by a few self serving citizens at the last city council session was unfortunate in that it was clearly a politically driven attempt to undermine and and pile dirt on a individual who has served the citizens of this city unselfishly and honestly for many years. Steve Dicterow is an honest man who has had some financial problems and he has responded in the most public and legally effective way possible.
For candidate (Judie) Mancuso and her friends to use such valuable time out of a public forum as an opportunity to spread malicious gossip on her opponent and to promote her own candidacy, is underbelly politics at its worst. Even though we are recently seeing this kind of politics at the national level, it is most unfortunate in a small personal city like Laguna.
Roger McErlane, Laguna Beach
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