Californians would have loved 2002 Mitt Romney. That guy was the bleeding heart who pushed universal health care in his state; the conservationist who would attack a coal plant by saying "I will not create jobs that kill people!"; a man who signed a Planned Parenthood candidate questionnaire affirmi ... More >>
Mayor Ed Lee has not yet declared his candidacy and already the counter-campaigns have begun.
Jim Stearns, political consultant for State Senator Leland Yee's mayoral campaign, made a YouTube video called "Promise" which highlights Lee's previous remarks, saying he would not be running for mayor ... More >>
Facebook CEO Mark ZuckerbergFacebook, that oxygen-like Internet omnipresence that you were probably fooling around on a few minutes before reading this post, doesn't want you to know who's paying for the political ads displayed on its pages.That's the upshot of a letter, obtained and published by ... More >>
Sometimes ... and I want to make it very clear that this is not drug-induced ... I don't think San Francisco is a real city at all. I think that maybe we're a Lego city, populated by Weebles.
It makes as much sense as anything Sophie Maxwell's said lately.
Why would I think this? Well, h ... More >>
By Peter Jamison
In politics, shame is contagious. Small wonder, then, that Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich -- who yesterday was arrested on federal corruption charges alleging that, among other indiscretions, he sought to auction off the U.S. Senate seat vacated by President-elect Barack Obama to th ... More >>
San Francisco gave away the store to help The Gap Inc. and its politically connected chairman build an upscale headquarters with a bay view. But more than $18 million in subsidies apparently won't bring the city anything it couldn't have had free.