Mayoral spokesman Tony Winnicker has quit his job after working for the last year as former mayor Gavin Newsom's mouthpiece and then Mayor Ed Lee. Will we miss him? Not really, and here is why: He never calls us back!
The fact that Winnicker has frozen out SF Weekly doesn't hurt as much as it makes our job a pain in the ass. It's not easy to know what the mayor is thinking or feeling when Winnicker refuses to do exactly what he is paid $154,322.73 to do — talk to the press.