Always classy - Democrat of the Year indeed

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From the Denver Colorado CBS affiliate:
Jeffco �Democrat Of The Year� Convicted Of Felony Theft
The woman named �Democrat of The Year� this year by the Jefferson County Democratic Party has been convicted of felony theft by a Jefferson County jury for stealing from a developmentally disabled 71-year-old woman.

�The jury did right,� said Cindy Maxwell, an advocate for the victim.

On Thursday, a jury convicted 66-year-old Estelle Carson of felony identify theft and felony theft from an at risk adult for stealing checks from the woman and using them to pay her own cable, cell phone and internet bills.

The victim is partially blind, developmentally disabled, has cerebral palsy and is confined to a wheelchair. She is on a fixed income of $596 per month according to the Jefferson County District Attorney�s Office.
Talk about pathetic -- a bit more:
According to documents obtained by CBS4, in November of 2011, the Jeffco Democratic Party announced it planned to honor Carson for her activism on behalf of Democratic causes and her efforts to register voters.

But three days before the January 8 gala, advocates for the victim contacted the party via email and phone informing them of the criminal investigation.

One wrote �I am completely appalled,� to learn of the planned honor. The woman suggested the Democratic Party should �un-invite Estelle and not follow through with this honor.�

Cindy Maxwell told CBS4 she informed Democratic Party officials that Carson had already confessed to the theft as part of the investigation.

But Chris Kennedy, chairman of the Jefferson County Democratic party, dismissed the concerns saying there was not a conviction and bestowed the �Democrat Of The Year� honor on Carson.
Well it didn't fit the narrative so we will just go ahead regardless. What is up with these people? So willfully blind.

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