I don't see how "political motivation" is the reason Turley's
past conduct resulted in his removal from the city council and the charges
brought against him. Provo is very conservative. There is rarely a
liberal-conservative political divide there. And even if there was a political
divide, Turley's case is purely criminal, not politically motivated.
The motivations for bringing the charges are irrelevant. Did he break the law or
not? He is charged with seven counts of communications fraud, two counts of
exploitation of a vulnerable adult and one count of pattern of unlawful
activity.He is either guilty of these charges or not. You can't
claim as your defense "But the people who tattled on me don't like
The only thing political about this is he a politician and all politicians think
they are above the law.