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The process for picking the interim mayor - done in Shakespearean rhyme 

Wednesday, Nov 24 2010
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Supervisor Chris Daly:
Round about the crockpot go
In the gnarly organics throw
Soup in bowl of sourdough
Hair ripp'd from bear in the Castro
Can you get 'em in Fairfield? I think not.
Toss those first in the fucking pot

All Supervisors:
Double, double, lawyers and muddle
Gavin's gone — progressives huddle!
Supervisor John Avalos:
AT&T Park garlic fries
In the crockpot, there it lies
Willie's hat, Clint Reilly's cash
Dump in Aaron Peskin's stash
The Rally Thong — bring it forthwith
What the hell — throw in Alex Smith!
For a progressive with motives ulterior
I think we'll need Tom Ammiano's gay posterior

All Supervisors:
Double, double, lawyers and muddle
Gavin's gone — progressives huddle!

Supervisor David Campos:
Behold our creation! By my authority
We'll wield the might of a progressive majority
Liver of organizer, SEIU
Kaffiyeh scarf and huarache shoe
Happy Meal toy of a whiner youthful
You're too fat, kid, lemme be truthful
Add Tabasco until the potion's hot
We're brewing a mayor in the pot

All Supervisors:
Double, double, lawyers and muddle
Gavin's gone — progressives huddle!

Supervisor Chris Daly:
Cool it with some free-trade chai
The charm is firm and it gets you high

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Joe Eskenazi was born in San Francisco, raised in the Bay Area, and attended U.C. Berkeley. He never left. "Your humble narrator" is a staff writer and columnist for SF Weekly, which he has written for since 2007. He resides in the Excelsior with his wife, 4.3 miles from his birthplace and 5,474 from hers... more

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