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"This Election Is About Direction," "Hope Is Not a Strategy" & Other Kunkle, Rawlings Highlights

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There's a mayoral debate at noon today at the Belo Mansion; let the Dallas Bar Association know if you're coming. Or: You can jump to the other side and watch David Kunkle and Mike Rawlings go at it for 22 minutes on WFAA-Channel 8, where they squared off yesterday during Dancing With Brad Watson.

Rawlings, incidentally, spent most of his day at Victory Park, throwing some kind of press conference before Mavs-Heat ("Let's cheer on the Mavs, talk about economic growth, and cheer on Mike Rawlings for Mayor," said the invite). He also debuted his new campaign signs, seen above, which prompted my father to ask this morning if "stealing someone's shine is illegal." I dunno, you could always ask a former police chief. Or the Westboro Baptist Church. Jump for the video.

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