Prosecutor speaks out

May 29, 2014 

I am a deputy district attorney who was hired by former District Attorney Ed Hunt and have seen Elizabeth Egan's administration from the beginning.

For 12 years, our office has endured incompetency, lack of leadership and reactionary decisions based on fear while ignoring logic, principles and most importantly justice.

It has been asked why we have not voiced our dissatisfaction until now? The answer is common sense. How can you criticize your boss who ran unopposed in the last two elections?

But for the first time, we have a true leader with heart, passion and conviction to stand up and say, "Enough is enough."

The title "incumbent" is not a free pass to four more years of inefficiency and injustice.

The group of prosecutors in this office has done amazing work for Fresno County, not for Elizabeth Egan, but in spite of her.

In closing, it is beyond a reasonable doubt that Lisa Sondergaard Smittcamp is the best candidate. In fact, there is no doubt!

Join us, the actual prosecutors in voting for Lisa. It is a vote that guarantees a better District Attorney's Office and a better Fresno County.

Carl Monopoli

Fresno

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