Rangers Beat A’s. Here’s what Oakland first baseman Danny Valencia said after the game: “Adrian Beltre is the one guy over there you say you can’t let him beat you. But he always finds a way. He’s one guy I’ve looked up to my whole life. There’s nothing he can’t do.” In this case what he did was hit a two-out, two-run homer for a walk-off 7-6 hyphen-filled win.
More on the Park Board Ethics Complaint. Yesterday I told you about the ethics complaint filed against Locke Lord attorney Robb Stewart. Stewart didn’t have much to tell me because he said he hadn’t seen the complaint. Well, the DMN’s Robert Wilonsky talked to Stewart before the complaint was filed. Here’s what Stewart said: “[S]ince it’s a pro bono matter and since I am not working on it and since there’s no economic benefit to me or my firm, I don’t believe there’s a conflict of interest.” So Locke Lord will never do any paid work for the State Fair or the new Fair Park Foundation? Never ever? Perfect.
Donald Trump Jr. Makes a Dallas Appearance. He was town in yesterday to raise money. For $2,700, donors could have a picture taken with him. One-time mayoral candidate Edward Okpa ponied up. Observe this masterful photo bomb.
DPD Applications Surge. After the shootings, Chief David Brown said, “Get off that protest line and put an application in, and we’ll put you in your neighborhood, and we will help you resolve some of the problems you’re protesting about.” That’s exactly what people have done. The New York Post reports that in the 12 days after the shootings, 467 people put in applications, more than three times the volume from the same period the month prior.Read More