Friday, October 15, 2010

Lloyd Fields Ain't Got The Oklahoman's Support (OK Labor Commissioner)

This is a race for Labor Commissioner of Oklahoma which is a down ticket race but not often you see the State's Major paper write an editorial dissing a candidate like the Oklahoman has Lloyd Fields. They could have actually said maybe evn a little more how bad he is but you would have to hear this guy to believe that there is anyone like him today.

Problem was in 2006 we had some Republicans get their noses out of joint and support Fields over the Republican in the race. One of the state reps who did a robocall had an axe to grind and helped give us four years of one of the worst elected officials I have ever seen in action or heard speak.

Enjoy this non-endorsement -- the Oklahoman made no bones about why Fields should not win election. Would bet he doesn't have to worry either.

Lloyd Fields Ain't Got The Oklahoman's Support

Editorial/The Oklahoman ~ The date was Nov. 7, 2006. Three-term incumbent Republican Labor Commissioner Brenda Reneau lost to Democrat Lloyd L. Fields by a margin of just 0.3 percent. It was Fields' second try for the office.

On Nov. 2, 2010, Fields will face voters a third time. We hope they'll make him a date with the unemployment office.

Fields is a prototype of the Little Dixie Democrat from, say, the 1930s. But this is 2010. And here are some other dates to remember about Fields:

On Feb. 16, 2008, the commissioner was transported to Oklahoma City's drunk tank after a party during which he "borrowed" a guitar in the possession of a professional bull rider.

On July 3, 2009, The Oklahoman reported that taxpayers shelled out $200,000 to settle a lawsuit alleging that Fields retaliated against an employee who had backed Reneau.

On July 22, 2010, The Oklahoman reported that Fields stormed into a state employee union's offices and tore up a candidate survey form he had filled out, in apparent anger over the union's contribution to a Republican challenger.

On Oct. 6, 2010, the newspaper reported that campaign signs for Democratic candidates are displayed on the walls of an office building leased for the Labor Department's headquarters.

Fields said he didn't hang the signs and "I'm not going to tell nobody what to do. It ain't my job."

We feel it is our job to tell voters that giving Fields more taxpayer-funded dates with destiny ain't a good idea.

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