Albert Lea sheriff campaign blunder lands on Leno

Published 1:52 pm Tuesday, August 31, 2010

A campaign advertising blunder promoting Freeborn County Sheriff Mark Harig made it onto the “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” Monday night during Leno’s time devoted to headlines.

Leno read the first line of Harig’s campaign letter to voters from the Freeborn County Shopper, which inadvertently used “lawn” enforcement instead of “law” enforcement.

It reads: “Dear voter, My 37 years of lawn enforcement experience …”

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Harig is seeking re-election for sheriff against challenger Bob Kindler.

The video can be found here.