(WASHINGTONPOST) — After knocking on thousands of doors through the course of five political campaigns, the longtime Fairfax County School Board member and aspiring county supervisor has her pitch down pat: “Hi, I’m Kathy Smith. I’m running for the Board of Supervisors in November.”
But before she could give the woman doing yardwork on Misty Creek Lane the rest of her spiel Saturday afternoon, Smith said, the woman attacked her.
“She came after me,” Smith said. “She tore the clipboard out of my hands and started shoving me. And then she grabbed the sunglasses off my face.”
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The reason for the woman’s alleged outburst?