The Anchorage Daily News endorsed Dan Sullivan for mayor. So have the righty blowhards across the radio dial…not a shocker. As of Friday morning, Matt Zency, editor of the ADN, claimed he had not heard the latest Dan Sullivan scuttlebutt. It doesn’t matter, as there were plenty of reasons for the ADN not to endorse him. The word on the street is some McClatchy muckety muck WHO DOESN’T LIVE HERE, hasn’t fallen into a pot hole, doesn’t have kids in our schools, or play at our parks, made the call. Thanks, buddy.
Thursday, court documents were obtained concerning a DUI case from a couple years ago. The young woman involved, Jacqueline LaFrance, was an employee at Dan Sullivan’s bar, McGinley’s. On October 5, 2006, LaFrance stayed late at work, drank a few adult beverages, tried to drive home, caused a head on collision, fled the scene and got busted by the cops.
The documents from her testimony referenced a “Dan” several times.
One morning talk show host was doing Russian gymnastics saying there was NO WAY the “Dan” mentioned in the court documents was the fabulous “Dan Sullivan.” He could have done a polyp check as far up the back side of Dan he was crawling. The host claimed he’d talked to all the owners of the bar and knew there was another DAN present, and any one who thought differently was basically a liberal scum bag. Between the defense attorney, James Gould, and Ms. LaFrance, they say “Dan Sullivan” twice and “Dan” eight times in less than six minutes. There were no other males at the bar. To use the Brooklyn talker’s favorite phrase…SUCK IT! Here is the audio from her testimony.
So what? It’s her DUI and Dan didn’t force it down her throat-just poured it for her out of his pitcher. OK. Dan Sullivan has only responded to this story with “I don’t recall.” and “No comment.” I’m having an Ollie North/Alberto Gonzalez moment here…When Ms. LaFrance stayed up until almost 4am with Mr. Sullivan and exchanged hugs when they left the bar together, was that the last time they communicated? What about her next work shift? She considered him her boss. She wrecks a car and gets a DUI and DOESN’T EVER TELL HIM? Did she quit? Why? Shopping? Did she get fired? She was working off the clock! Sounds to me like she’d be missed. He doesn’t recall?
Really? Didn’t she need him to be a witness for her “just one beer defense?” Why did it take the prosecution 14 months to try her? She was convicted a month after Mr. Sullivan declared his candidacy for mayor.
I’m not sure where the culpability lies with the DUI. I know when people get drunk at a bar, THE BAR IS LEGALLY OBLIGATED TO STOP SERVING THEM. I don’t let people leave my parties cocktailed.
Dan Sullivan stood up Eric Croft on a popular radio show Friday. What was he avoiding? Even after the tape surfaced, Sullivan stands by his denial. Dan Sullivan is either lying about his memory or he has dementia.
Either way, he is not mayoral material for Anchorage.