Once upon a time, presidential campaigns were relatively short. Not now in the era of Trump, especially for Democrats, like an unknown congressman from Texas who was vanquished two months ago for U.S. Senate or another similar type unknown except in Alameda County and the SF Chronicle, and rookie U.S. senate members, including one from San Francisco.
As a lawyer and retired judge, I was keenly attentive to last month’s confirmation proceedings respecting U.S. Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh. Neither his opponents nor Kavanaugh demonstrated good judgment and appropriate conduct.
Richmond District resident and mayoral contender Richie Greenberg launched a conservative San Francisco-based political action committee in July called Conservative Focus. He is the chairman and spokesman for the committee. Conservative Focus’ objective is to educate the public and support candidates […]
Katy Tang, who represents the Sunset and Parkside districts on the SF Board of Supervisors, announced on June 12 that she would not be seeking re-election this November. Tang has promised that she will serve out her term, breaking a pattern that has seen several mayor-appointed supervisors replacing early departures from the District 4 office.
Supervisors are limited to two four-year terms. The policy theory was that such a system would encourage everyday citizens, not aspiring politicians, to lead San Francisco legislatively. That’s a fallacy.
Election choices; bad fees by Quentin Kopp Was it Diogenes who declared: “If a man carries his own lantern, he need not fear darkness”? Reiteration appears inevitable in the face of the June 5 California […]
Five candidates for the mayor’s office lined up in the Hall of Flowers at Golden Gate Park on April 21 to talk about marginalized people, their priority policies for affordable housing, making streets safer and helping the homeless.
A savant once observed: “It’s useless to try to hold some people to anything they say while they’re madly in love, drunk or running for office,” and, don’t forget: “Everybody makes mistakes. That’s why we keep having political elections.”