Monday, March 22, 2010

Identity Theft!

I was amused/irritated this morning to go read the comments on Big Jolly's blog post regarding the 180th election.

Looks like one of Danny Dexter's people has decided to take the insanely juvenile approach of posting negative comments about Marc Brown and positive comments about Danny under the name of "Murray". On the one hand, I'm flattered that somebody would want to assume the name of a pasty bald guy who has a name reminiscent of the fat kid in the schoolyard who eats paste. On the other hand, however, you have to take a step back and realize that this childish little tactic is being used by a candidate's supporters when that candidate is running for a JUDICIAL BENCH.

This race isn't for High School Student Council, folks. It's for a position where the winner will ultimately be presiding over matters of Life and Death.

Danny and his people need to grow up.


Anonymous said...

You forgot to mention the false Murray's posting was completely false. Marc is more than statutorily qualified for the bench, his experience, education, training and demeanor will well serve the citizens of Harris County. We need more candidates like Marc and less like his opponent.

Anonymous said...

What? Do you have a trademark or copyright on your first name? I guess you are the only "Murray" out there and everyone else whose parents coincidentally named their child "Murray" should get name changes.

That Murray was not holding himself out to be you and made a point to make that clear "Murray(not Newman)". Seriously.

A Harris County Lawyer said...

Copyright my name? Hell no. I'd rather trade it.

But you gotta admit that "Murray" isn't as common as John, Bob, Thomas, or even Danny. If you feel comfortable that the person posting as "Murray" on Big Jolly's blog wasn't (at least initially) attempting to represent that he was me, then that's your choice.

But it sure isn't mine.

Anonymous said...

I read one of the imposter Murray's earlier Big Jolly posts that was removed from the website later. He was getting really ugly about prosecutors who had no dog in the Marc Brown/Danny Dexter election. He wrote some really mean, hurtful things. Whoever it is, he is a pretty nasty person.

Anonymous said...

Murray's not a bad name. My daddy left home when I was three, and he didn't leave much to Ma and me, just this old guitar and a bottle of booze. Now I don't blame him because he run and hid, but the meanest thing that he ever did was before he left he went and named me Sue.


Anonymous said...

I agree with your comment over on Jolly's site that the writing style is the same as your previous poster - besides everyone likes Mary Jane Smith EXCEPT ONE political consultant wanna-be that has a big ego but lacks soul. You should be flattered he is now a "Murray wanna-be"! He can use your name but he will NEVER possess your essence.

The Fishing Musician said...

I'm going to start calling myself Murray now.