Ugh… Yeah, we all sorta saw it coming, but it still sucked when the Turd Express pulled in to the station this morning and offloaded. Yes, Mayor Mustache is in the 2011 mayoral race.
Needless to say, we’re not down with this.
First, for the obvious reason that well, he lied to get in to office. This is nothing new with politicians, but usually they wait until after they start their term to fall back on what they promise to do. What we have here is an instance of someone doing it beforehand who not only doesn’t deserve to be mayor, but also doesn’t deserve to get his old job back if (hopefully) he isn’t elected. At this point, I’m so annoyed with Ed Lee that I want to see him in the same boat as the rest of us when it comes to employment which means trying to sell hot dogs at a Giants game in January.
Beyond “The Lie/谎言/la Mentira/lời nói dối/ложь”, all of the “new era of civility at City Hall” is gone now. Lee armed himself to the teeth when he went on a backstabbing rampage with this which in the end netted the endorsement of D6 Supervisor Jane “Huh, I’m where?” Kim. When pretending as if we asked Jane Kim for a comment she said, “David Chiu and I were friends? No way!”
The only reason people worked with Lee is that they didn’t see him as a threat. Now that he is and is backed by the almighty (and very dirty) Machine that is Willie Brown and Rose Pak, we again enter the stalemate and childishness that defines San Francisco’s villagers-with-pitchforks politics. Oh, and all those things Ed takes credit for? They were in motion long before he stepped in to Room 200.
Ed Lee, you will not be our 1st, 2nd, or 3rd choice and we highly urge everyone else, come November 8th to follow suit and kick his mustached-ass to the curb. Unlike the D6 race, we will indeed endorse a candidate this time around, but are waiting until the filing deadline to see who emerges from the rubble.