Ever Heard of the COPS Slate Mail Card? It comes out very late in the election cycle and presents itself as if it is a law enforcement slate.
You gotta read the fine print, it is made in Folsom, CA. (For those of you obsessed with where I live, Folsom and Roseville are only about 2 miles apart at the closest parts of their city limits)
See the red circle – it says clearly “0 Members”. For those of you on the second floor that means the “COPS Slate” represents 0 Cops. Since Stan Sniff represents no cops, it seems to be a match made in hell.
COPS Voter Guide now is a pay-to-play mailer run by Kelley Moran of Folsom, who did not return my call, just as a representative of the stated nonpartisan public advocacy organization failed to respond to then-Bee reporter Adam Ashton’s inquiry for a news story in 2008. The guide rakes in millions of dollars statewide by selling advertisements under the guise of “endorsements,” and is just one of many slate mailers operating legally in the state and targeting specific groups of voters.
Such brochures are called “slate mailers” since they include a slate of political recommendations. They are for sale and some, like the COPS Voter Guide, are purposely deceptive. Proposition 57 is not supported by law enforcement. The California Police Chiefs Association, the California District Attorneys Association, the Association of Los Angeles Deputy Sheriffs, the San Francisco Police Officers Association and the Merced County Law Enforcement Association are some of the more than 55 law-enforcement organizations adamantly opposed to Prop 57. Not one California Sheriff is in support.
But here is Stan Sniff lining up with Yes on 47 and Yes on 57.
This is just another piece of evidence in the sad, shrinking world of Stan Sniff who has to buy endorsements like the RINO Revolution or the Sex Offender Slates.