Written by La Cochita
July 9th, 2010 at 5:35 pm
David Ellis is the founder of the Dave Ellis Group and Delta Partners, LLC, a full-service government relations and public affairs firm located in Orange County, California. He is San Bernardino County District Attorney Mike Ramos’ campaign consultant and political advisor.
Not long after Sam Clauder’s arrest on child porn charges, Ellis was at an event where he was overheard saying, “I think we have Clauder right where we want him,” referring to Clauder’s arrest and incarceration. Remember, Sam Clauder was a Democratic operative and vocal opponent of Mike Ramos and other San Bernardino County Republicans.
Exactly why would a campaign consultant be interested in whom his client prosecutes? For that matter, why would a district attorney be discussing a current case with his campaign consultant?
But another interesting twist has come to light. It seems Ellis formerly worked as press secretary to Republican Congressman Bill Dannemeyer. Dannemeyer was one of the most anti-homosexual politicians ever. Here is an excerpt from Wikipedia:
Dannemeyer was an outspoken critic of homosexuality and on June 29, 1989, infamously read a graphic description of gay sex into the Congressional Record entitled “What Homosexuals Do.” In this statement, Dannemeyer said:
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