It didn't take long for James Glasgow's campaign for Will County state's attorney to respond to dozens of signs that mysteriously went up in Will County, making it seem as if the scandal-tainted U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. and he were coordinating their campaigns.
Nothing could be farther from the truth, Glasgow's campaign responded late Monday.
"For the record, the state's attorney has never even met Congressman Jackson.The fake political signs started appearing Sunday night on the front lawns of people who had official Glasgow campaign signs," Glasgow campaign spokesman Chuck Pelkie told the Chicago Sun-Times.
"We've taken down more than 100 over the past 24 hours. There is no union bug to trace them, although one of our opposition's campaign managers ... runs Union Signs in Joliet," Pelkie continued. "This is the lowest form of political campaigning, but we've come to expect it from these guys."
A call to Glasgow's GOP opponent, Dave Carlson, was not immediately returned Monday night.