A Sunday Boston Herald editorial highlighted certain shenanigans in the state rep race between Athol Board of Selectman chair Susannah Lee (R-Huh?) and incumbent Denise Andrews (D-Dime Dropper).
Politics hits a new low
Politics in one small corner of this state has apparently gone right over the cliff with the Democratic incumbent calling in the cops to report — falsely as it turned out — a cocaine buy by her Republican challenger.
No, folks, you can’t make this stuff up.
The local Fox channel broke the story this week that police in Athol were sent on what amounted to a two-week-long wild goose chase after a report was filed against Susannah Lee, chair of the Athol Board of Selectmen and a GOP candidate for state rep in a newly constructed district out there. A caller alleged Lee had purchased cocaine from a dealer, that the dealer had called the police (because, of course, that always happens), and that Athol police had showed up at Lee’s house and “took the cocaine from her possession,” according to the complaint filed with the police.
Apparently, none of it is true – at least according to the Fox 25 report (which makes Denise Andrews a total Athol).
But none of it is also in the Boston Globe.
Herald, 1. Globe, 0.