There is an old saying that when you’re pointing one finger, there are three pointing back at you.
It is important when running for political office to be sure about your own record before attempting to expose someone else’s.
Enter Pleasant Hill mayor Sara Kurovski.
Kurovski is running for Polk County Supervisor and has criticized one of her GOP opponents, Wes Enos. Both are running for the seat currently held by Steve Van Oort.
With it being a safe Republican seat, the claws are coming out.
Enos took the conservative lane from the very beginning of his campaign. It is likely he is viewed as the favorite as Kurovski sent a mailer attacking Enos as being “anti-Trump.”
Enos supported Marco Rubio and then Ted Cruz during the 2016 primary process. Once Trump secured the nomination, though, Enos rallied behind the nominee.
Enos had a response for Kurovski:
But what about Kurovski? It turns out that Kurovski actually cast a vote in the 2016 Democrat Primary, just four months after the Iowa Caucus.
And it gets worse for Kurovski.
After criticizing old comments from Enos about Trump, she has locked down her own social media.
There is an exchange on Facebook between Democrat State Sen. Claire Celsi, who is one of the more committed leftists in the Iowa Senate. Kurovski shared a link on a new anti-Trump ad on March 14, 2016.
Celsi responded, “Thank you for saying so, Sara. Trump’s behavior is abhorrent. Republican women should be calling him out.”
Kurovski replied, “It is mortifying Claire Celsi!”
On Jan. 31, 2016, Kurovski shared another anti-Trump post with her own hashtag of #dumptrump.
On Jan. 24, 2016, Kurovski shared an article with the headline “‘We love you!’ Conservative women turn blind eye to Donald Trump’s slurs.”
Kurovski said: “This is embarrassing.”
Kurovski may have written those words in January of 2016, but they apply to this moment right now in her county supervisor campaign.
This is embarrassing.
It is one thing to criticize a political opponent, but it is extremely dangerous to do it when you yourself did the same exact thing.
It’s a big mistake.
You might say it’s “yuge.”