Jason Rose: Dictator Jim Lane’s Mouthpiece

by John Washington on August 1, 2016

Whenever Jason Rose tweets something particularly nasty, I always look at the time stamp and wonder if he’s three-deep into happy hour somewhere in Scottsdale’s Barf District, because no self-respecting PR hack would tarnish his own image and the image of his clients like that. But what would you expect from someone who made fun of the Special Olympics?

Jason sent one out yesterday in which he compared Bob Littlefield–the only combat veteran to serve on the Scottsdale city council in recent history–to the infamous information minister for Saddam Hussein.


Ironic, considering how much Jason’s boss (and Littlefield’s cowardly opponent), incumbent mayor Jim Lane, acts like a dictator, and how Jason loves to spew ridiculous hyperbole. I should add that Jason is rewarded handsomely for his services. He has also gotten hundreds of thousands of dollars in taxpayer-funded subsidies for his rugby and polo matches, courtesy of Boss Lane and Lane’s city council cronies. Contrast that against the $18,000 per year that Littlefield earned as a city council member, probably about what he earned in Vietnam.

As a veteran, I’m highly offended by Jason’s attack on Littlefield, even though the depths of his offensiveness shouldn’t surprise me anymore. If Lane had any honor, he’d tell Jason to put a sock in it. Then again, maybe the tail is wagging the dog.

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John Washington August 1, 2016 at 10:29 am

I also note that mayor Jim Lane was a signatory on the Principles of Civil Dialog adopted by the Scottsdale City Council in 2013. http://www.scottsdaletrails.com/2013/07/10/civil-dialog-is-a-hoax/

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Mike Norton August 1, 2016 at 12:36 pm

Drunk tweets are not only crude but unintelligible. I can’t even tell what on earth he is trying to say. Did he mean “as(k)”?

Someone should take his phone away once happy hours starts.

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John Washington August 1, 2016 at 1:52 pm

Jason is almost unintelligible when sober. Ironic, but fitting that he’s Lane’s campaign PR manager.

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Steve Lowen August 6, 2016 at 2:48 pm

Interesting that the self important…’legend in his own mind,’ Jason Rose would do a full frontal attack on a documented
Veteran who served honorably in Vietnam. Trump tried this same smarmy tactic on the family of a deceased Army Captain, who paid the ultimate price for serving his Country. Clearly, the losers run the same course.

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