In the Daily Journal today Carleen Greco tells it like it is.
By now, it should be no great secret to you, or many of the people who read this newspaper, that Cumberland County Freeholder Director Louis Magazzu stated publicly that, “Bob Greco lives in the gutter.”
Bob Greco is not only the chairman of the Cumberland County GOP, he also is a father and my husband. I was shocked when I learned that Magazzu referred to our home as a “gutter.” Even worse, every day since his words appeared in print in another newspaper and on the Internet I have heard about it nearly everywhere I go, even at work and the grocery store.
Mr. Magazzu’s public comment was a personal attack directed at my husband that also served as an insult to my family and me.
I do understand people say things out of anger, but Mr. Magazzu crossed the line when he chose to insult my family, our home and me.
These kinds of personal attacks have no place in county politics. Mr. Magazzu will likely try to spin his way out of it and claim the candidates who oppose him in November’s election are attacking him, and I will be the first to tell you that is untrue. What is true is the Republican candidates and the Republican Party have aggressively called upon Mr. Magazzu to tell the truth about the funding sources of his campaign for a national office.
Mr. Magazzu’s campaign for national office and the sources of funding for that campaign are fair game. Mr. Magazzu’s record in elective office is fair game. Cumberland County having the highest unemployment rate in the state of New Jersey is a fact and it is fair game. Everything the Republicans have said about Mr. Magazzu is fact.
Just because he does not like those facts is no reason for him to make this campaign personal. It’s certainly no reason for Mr. Magazzu to insult my husband and I, our children and our home.
Carleen D. Greco