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|September 22, 2016||Phone: 805.391.7474|
Cunningham Wins Radio Debate on KPRL
Ortiz-Legg Renounces her involvement in Code Pink and Admits DUI
Templeton, CA— Yesterday on the Dan Del Campo show on KPRL radio in Paso Robles, Jordan Cunningham clearly demonstrated to the listening audience that he is the most prepared candidate to represent the Central Coast in the state Assembly.
Ortiz-Legg told the thousands of listeners that she was charged with Driving Under the Influence in 2001, flip-flopped on the Phillips 66 rail spur, and attempted to distance herself from the group she co-founded in San Luis Obispo County – Code Pink.
When asked about being charged or convicted of a crime, Ortiz-Legg told the audience that she had not been charged or convicted in the past, but then contradicted herself by saying that she was caught for driving under the influence in 2001. Ortiz-Legg then stated she was “happy to have that experience.”
This is troubling in a number of ways, but most importantly, she does not seem to understand that drunk driving is a crime and that it is not something to be happy about.
When flip-flopping on the Phillips 66 rail spur, she came out against the project but then was reminded of this letter she wrote to the San Luis Obispo County Planning Commission asking them to approve the project. At this point in time, her name was Dawn Legg Blandford.
In regards to her involvement with Code Pink, Ortiz-Legg was asked by a caller to renounce her involvement with Code Pink. She did renounce her involvement with the well-known, anti-military organization and went on to say that she had not been involved with Code Pink for more than 10 years. This is despite her op-ed that she both wrote and had published as the co-founder of the local chapter of Code Pink in 2010: “Every war is a war against a child.”
Nearing the end of the debate, she started to unravel and went through a series of issues very quickly in a way that demonstrated her frustration with the fact that Cunningham was challenging her understanding of the right to legal counsel.
Dawn Ortiz-Legg was clearly not prepared for this 90-minute encounter on a local radio program. How can she be prepared to represent almost half a million people in the state Assembly?
Please take the time to listen to the last part of the debate for yourself.