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Last EditedRP  Sep 12, 2011 01:27pm
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News DateMonday, September 12, 2011 01:25:00 PM UTC0:0
DescriptionWhat do you do when all the newspapers endorse one of your opponents? If you’re Assembly candidate Rafael Espinal, you start another newspaper. Residents of the 54th Assembly District got campaign mailings from the newly created “Prime Time News,” featuring articles about Espinal’s work in the community and how he won a recent debate. The crown jewel is the newspaper’s editorial evaluation of the three candidates for Tuesday’s special election. “We wanted to believe that her family name would allay our board’s fears of voting for an unproven entity,” the editorial board says about Deidra Towns. “But upon sending our investigative staff to Camp Towns, we were sadly disappointed.” The paper similarly finds Jesus Gonzalez unworthy, concluding that he “should seek to expand his horizons beyond that of political nonprofits and invisible political benefactors.” Shockingly, Prime Time News enthusiastically endorsed Espinal.
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