Posts Tagged ‘michael vaughn’

Tale of Two Candidates

For the enviably viable print platform of Washington City Paper, I wrote this week about Tiffany Alston, a soon-to-be-member of the Maryland House of Delegates. She got to the statehouse because Abe Pollin was a good guy. Really. Pick up a copy, read the column, spend a few days' pay on beer-can-hats and artsy-fartsily crushed pennies at Crafty Bastards.
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Bogus Dallas Cowboys Claim Doesn’t Cost P.G. Lawmaker His Seat

On his campaign website Del. Michael Vaughn told voters he "played professional football for the Dallas Cowboys for 3 years." In reality, the incumbent Democrat from the 24th District of the Maryland House of Delegates never played a single down with the Cowboys.
But when an exclusive investigation by Cheap Seats Daily's one-man I-Team (slogan: "There [...]

Politician Who Claimed Bogus Dallas Cowboys Career Now Claiming USFL Career, Too

Michael Vaughn, a member of the Maryland House of Delegates whose campaign bio bogusly claimed that he had played "3 years" for the Dallas Cowboys, told me earlier this week that I "didn't dig deep enough" into his football career.
Well, nobody can accuse Vaughn of under-digging lately. The hole he's dug for himself gets deeper [...]

Michael Vaughn, Who Never Really Was a Dallas Cowboys Player, Issues Official Response to Cheap Seats Column

Mothers, don't let your babies grow up to bogusly claim they were Cowboys.
I got a call yesterday from Michael Vaughn, the Maryland delegate from Prince George's County whose official campaign bio boasted that he "played professional football for the Dallas Cowboys for 3 years” when he actually hadn't played even a single play for the [...]