Just today, the Run, Ed, Run Web site went live as part of the far-fetched effort to get Mayor Ed Lee to run for the city's chief executive position in November. But there is also a lighter effort taking shape that calls on everyone to just leave him alone.
Nearly 24 hours ago, someone created a spoof Facebook page with a title that says it all: “Let Ed Be.”
The page, which already has 31 “likes,” calls out the political consultants and former pols — including former Mayor Willie Brown — for bullying Lee into running for a position he doesn't want. According to WHOIS, the site ws registered by former Supervisor Chris Daly, but he insists he didn't create the page.
Lee, who was already pushed into serving as interim mayor, has stated over and over and over again that he does not want to run for the position. Instead, he wants his old, higher-paying gig of city administrator back.