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local politics: white supremacists, soccer, and newspapers

The publisher of our local rag, Tom Johnson, is a sensible guy, and he wrote a thoughtful editorial on Friday. He
rightly points out that one of the city's parks has been designated a "passive park," which is an entirely new concept, exactly to keep Mexican-Americans and other soccer fans from playing in the park.

This is of course the work of Costa Mesa's racist-majority city council, which includes now internationally known Mexican-baiter Mayor Allan Mansour. But Johnson moves past Mansour to the real force behind the local spiral into race war.

The editorial called out our local white supremacist bile factory, Mr. Martin H. Millard. Millard straddles the border between mainstream politics and skinhead neo-Nazism adroitly. He delivered support and votes for Mansour while keeping his scarier buddies out of the picture. He's slime. And Johnson points him out very accurately as one of Costa Mesa's biggest problems.

The response from Millard at CMPress would be funny if he wasn't so powerful.

Tip of the hat to Geoff West at A Bubbling Cauldron for this story.
Tags: bubbling cauldron, california, costa mesa, daily pilot, local, martin millard, orange county, politics
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