Montgomery County's Douglas Duncan paying price for supporting illegal immigration
Submitted by admin on Tue, 09/06/2005 - 14:30
From WaPo's "Gang Attacks, County Troubles Cloud Duncan's Introduction to Md. Voters":
It wasn't the kind of summer Montgomery County Executive Douglas M. Duncan had in mind when he set out to introduce himself to the rest of Maryland as their best hope for governor.Previously: "Hey, illegal aliens! Head to Douglas Duncan's Montgomery County!" and "Martin O'Malley, Douglas M. Duncan support illegal immigration".
Duncan's strategy to defeat Baltimore Mayor Martin O'Malley for the Democratic nomination next year has been to match his rival's telegenic glamour by presenting himself as the man of substance. His calling card is his 11 years at the helm of The County That Works.
But this summer, he has had to contend with gang violence and a planning department in which documents were altered to cover up violations by developers...