Ed Oakley: The Man's Got Wrecking Balls
On Friday -- hey, only eight days before the election, what's the rush? -- Ed Oakley debuted his new TV spot, in which he promises to tear down "aging, rundown apartment complex[es] that have become a haven for crime." Actually, Oakley doesn't promise anything; he never says a word in the spot. Not. A. Word. Instead, he has what we assume are Dallas citizens do the talking, till a female voiceover informs us that Oakley's plan consists of razing "2,000 crime-ridden apartments a year till the problem is solved." Which does not sound vague at all. --Robert Wilonsky
Get the ICYMI: Today's Top Stories Newsletter Our daily newsletter delivers quick clicks to keep you in the know
Catch up on the day's news and stay informed with our daily digest of the most popular news, music, food and arts stories in Dallas, delivered to your inbox Monday through Friday.