COURIER-LIFE’S 10/12/17 “BROOKLYN DAILY” POLITICAL COLUMN “PARTY LINE” SAYS THAT “EVERYBODY LIES” --- MEANING CONSERVATIVE PARTY KINGS COUNTY CHAIRMAN JERRY KASSAR AND VICE CHAIRPERSON FRAN VELLA-MARRONE ARE LYING --- AND EVEN THAT NYS CONSERVATIVE CHAIRMAN MIKE LONG IS MOST LIKELY DISSEMBLING ABOUT THE SKULDUGGERY THAT RESULTED IN JOHN QUAGLIONE’S BEING SUBSTITUTED ONTO THE CONSERVATIVE AND INDEPENDENCE PARTY LINES
According to Julianne Cuba, Conservative Party Chairman Mike Long says that “…. Brooklyn Conservative Party chairman Gerry Kassar — who didn’t return a request for comment and still denies ever being a part of the scheme — was fully in the know [about the scheme to circumvent the NYS Election Law by substituting John Quaglione as the City Council Candidate for both the Conservative and Independence Parties]…. ‘Gerry was aware of it, he’s naturally aware of it because it was his county that ultimately had to make the switch — I had nothing to do with that part of it, I’m not a delegate,’ [Mike Long] said…. And Capano is now charging that the same party leaders who initiated the deal to swap out Conservative and Independence placeholder candidate John Bruno — which insiders said stank of back-room politics — are trying to silence his campaign by asking him to ‘play dead’ and ‘step aside’ so he won’t take votes away from Quaglione. He pointed to being left out of the Dyker Heights Civic Association forum on Oct. 10….” (See “Reform Party blows up deal to combine conservative lines” by Julianne Cuba 10/12/17, Courier-Life/ Brooklyn Daily/ Party Line [https://www.brooklyndaily.com/stories/2017/41/pl-party-line-2017-10-13-bk.html]).