Joint Orange Juice-Liberal OC ‘Headline this Voice of OC Story’ Reader Contest: San Diego Edition


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First and most importantly, you have to read this story in the Voice of OC.

Now.  Just do it.

I realize that this is not the way you should have to, or would want to, start off your day, but if you have any interest of involvement in Southern California electoral politics, you’re going to want to have read it — and you might as well do so now, when the jolt it gives you can save you the cost of a cup of coffee for the morning.

Go.  Then come back.  Seriously: go now.  Don’t spoil the surprise.

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Continue no further with this story until you read the Voice of OC’s report.

Chris Prevatt of our rival publication The Liberal OC and I were talking last night with several other political figures about this story.  If there was a consensus, beyond our cracking up at it, it was probably that the Voice’s headline did not quite do the contents justice.  So, we decided that we would both start a reader contest.  (Whether he’ll go through with it, I don’t know, but I surely can’t resist it.)  (Update: HE DID!)

Here’s the contest: Come up with a better headline for this story.  For your first submission, take no more than 15 seconds.  After that, you can offer up as many as you’d like.

So as not to pollute your creative processes, the initial reactions of both me and Chris are in a comment below.  Enjoy — and be happy that this is not your Weekend Open Thread.


About Greg Diamond

Worker's rights attorney now moving into "good governance" litigation. North Vice Chair of Democratic Party of Orange County and occasional candidate. Proud to be prolix. Unless otherwise specifically stated, his writings never speak for the Democratic Party at the local, county, state, national, or galactic level. He tries to either suppress or openly acknowledge his partisan, issue, ideological, and "good government" biases in most of his writing here. If you have a question about any particular writing, just ask him about it and (unless you are an pseudonymous troll) he will probably answer you at painful length. He lives in Brea but generally doesn't blog about it. A family member works as a campaign treasurer for Wendy Gabriella in AD-73; he doesn't directly profit from that relatively small compensation and it doesn't affect his coverage. He does advise some campaigns informally and without compensation, although in 2014 he may receive some compensation for campaign consulting and fundraising for the campaign of Jorge Lopez for Orange County Assessor.