Loretta Smith (left) and Deborah Kafoury

Loretta Smith (left) and Deborah Kafoury

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When Multnomah County Commission Loretta Smith took aim at a housekeeping measure before the board of commissioners last week she was gaveled down by chair Deborah Kafoury who took offense at Smith’s remarks but later had to apologize for making a personal and vulgar attack on Smith’s character.