They have taken the campaign logo of the “Yes on LC, No on D, The Committee for Local Control of Santa Monica Airport Land” and substituted the alternative “YES on D, NO on LC” and posted it on twitter on the @santamonicaair Twitter feed.
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The Measure D claim is “a 100 percent fabrication,” according to a statement issued by SMC’s Senior Director of Government Relations & Institutional Communications, Donald Girard.
The Measure D campaign’s deceptive mailers and full-page newspaper ads “conveniently” obscure the most important parts of both ballot measures!
The Measure D campaign has been falsely claiming that Santa Monica Airport “protects” the airspace above Santa Monica, keeping commercial aviation at higher altitudes. In reality, it’s not the Santa Monica airport that requires this–it’s the geography of the region and the orientation of the LAX runways.
Watch as our chairman and longtime Sunset Park resident, John Fairweather, dispells the lies and distortions by Measure D spokesperson, Christian Fry.
A brilliant satire!
If building heights were constrained by the FAR 77 as Measure D proponents claim, our city could consist largely of glass and concrete canyons. Fortunately this, like all their other fear mongering tactics, is a lie, and building heights are set by local city zoning.
It all comes down to just a couple of paragraphs. Read the operative texts of Measures LC & D and then decide for yourself!
Measure D says that we would not be able to change any aviation use of the airport without first voting to close the airport. But if it passes, closing the airport will become all but impossible!
Measure D would redefine a “voter majority” to mean a majority of voters, not a majority of votes. This would make any future voter approval effectively unattainable!