Gregg County Pct. 4 Commissioner John Mathis was the target of an anonymous flier affixed to more than 100 cars parked outside a Martin Luther King Jr. celebration Monday afternoon.
“Ninety-five percent of the people who got it were angry because they know it’s not true,” Mathis said, adding he was at the celebration and found one of the fliers on his own vehicle.
“When somebody is running on their last leg, they’ll do anything to destroy you.”
The flier, with the heading “Facts you need to know about Commissioner John Mathis,” levied five accusations against the veteran commissioner.
Mathis said Monday that whoever wrote the flier didn’t have all of the facts.
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