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Dann's mistake: Too many yes-men



Originally Published: 05:18 p.m., May 2, 2008 and  Updated 05:18 p.m., May 2, 2008

YOUNGSTOWN — David Betras, a longtime friend and former law partner of Attorney General Marc Dann, said his pal’s biggest mistake was surrounding himself with yes-men.

“He didn’t have a person telling him, ‘Don’t do this,’” said Betras, who ran Dann’s attorney general campaign from its start until shortly after his May 2006 primary victory. “He needed someone like me — I could control him — to tell him no.”

The results of an internal attorney general’s office investigation of sexual harassment complaints categorized the office as unprofessionally run with a great deal of cronyism when it comes to hires. The results of the investigation were released Friday.

Dann, a Liberty Democrat, also acknowledged an extra-marital affair with a woman in his office. He did not name her.

For more on the story, see Saturday's edition of The Vindicator or Vindy.Com.


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1GTX66(343 comments)posted 6 years, 4 months ago

If he needs a baby sitter like 'Betras" then he has no right to hold this office. He should step down at once to end the shame that he has brought to this State, This City, This County. Oh wait, no one here probably cares as they supported Slick Willie twice. The creep that set the standards for decency as low as an ants legs.

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2DoctorGonzo(728 comments)posted 6 years, 4 months ago

Sounds like another weak-ass response to another jerk who got elected to a very high office.
These politicians are the poster people for stupidity. They have no cognizant conception of right and wrong and it trickles down to the society we live in.

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3valleyconservative(19 comments)posted 6 years, 4 months ago

I always wondered what became of the Delta fraternity when they were kicked out of college after being on double secret probation. Now we know.

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