Audrey Clement

Audrey Clement for a Greener Arlington commented on Sun Gazette endorsement: Karantonis for Arlington County Board

i regret that I have only one opportunity a year to challenge the Democratic machine that is paving over Arlington County.

Audrey Clement for a Greener Arlington commented on Sun Gazette endorsement: Karantonis for Arlington County Board

Allen Muchnick: "Nevertheless, Mr. Karantonis certainly earned that nomination by winning a 4-way contest over three better-known candidates, and the number of votes cast was still nearly double the mere 125 valid petition signatures that independents need to collect in order to appear on…

Audrey Clement for a Greener Arlington commented on Sun Gazette endorsement: Karantonis for Arlington County Board

Allen Muchnick: "These voters simply understand that the Democratic incumbents and/or winners of the Democratic nomination or endorsement process have already been proven to be the best candidates for public service." If that's the case, why bother to have a General Election at all? Also,…

Audrey Clement for a Greener Arlington commented on Sun Gazette endorsement: Karantonis for Arlington County Board

The vast majority of people who re-elect the same machine candidates year after year in Arlington County don't ask for information about the candidates when they go to the polls. They ask for the blue ballot.

Audrey Clement for a Greener Arlington commented on Sun Gazette endorsement: Karantonis for Arlington County Board

Scott McCaffrey portrays himself as politically savvy. Yet he studiously ignores one of the principal tenets of American voting behavior--namely that uninformed voters invariably vote for the perceived winner. By constantly harping on the supposed unelectability of independent candidates …

Audrey Clement for a Greener Arlington commented on Sun Gazette editorial: Challengers, give us a reason to vote for you

It is abundantly clear from the SG editor's story at the link below that challengers ARE going after the incumbent. Me thinks the SG editor doth protest too much.

https://www.insidenova.com/news/arlington/incumbent-takes-flak-from-challengers-as-arlington-board-race-kicks-off/articl…

Audrey Clement for a Greener Arlington commented on Sun Gazette editorial: Candidates, show us the money

If it costs $100,000+ for a non-incumbent to win a local election, look no further than the SG, whose coverage of most challengers reads like an obituary. In 2020 incumbent Democrat won reelection to County Board handily, while raising no money at all. She knew she didn't need to, because…

Audrey Clement for a Greener Arlington commented on Letter: Vihstadt no longer has claims to moral righteousness

If JEV finds Democrat Party loyalty oaths distasteful, I find them to be an unconstitutional prior restraint to my right to vote. Hannigan thinks we should all be loyal Democrats like him. But where does his obeisance to the Democrat Party end? The all Democrat County Board recently facil…

Audrey Clement for a Greener Arlington commented on Arlington Democrats see access to urban corridors as key to 2021

With commentators like McCaffrey, ACDC has its own house organ.

Audrey Clement for a Greener Arlington commented on Sun Gazette editorial: Are Arlington homeowners about to get shafted?

Scott McCaffrey is right Arlington taxpayers got the shaft in the midst of last year's pandemic. He's right that they're are going to get shafted this year worse than last year. That's because Arlington machine Democrats know they will get reelected no matter what they do to the taxpayers…

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