“The caption must have been a joke. He has not attended any such events. The photo was taken at the Giants game last week.”
So that explains that, I suppose.
Anyway, that was the answer, here was the question:
“Is this photo (or its caption) newsworthy? I don’t know.
But certainly, the fact that Mayor Edwin Lee was present at a “re-elect Ed happy hour” before last week’s 6-5 victory over the San Diego Padres is news to me.
Los tres caballeros (Spanish for “bros”) y nuestro alcalde “provisional” Ed Lee:
Click to expand to see the caption. (I’d link to webpage from whence the photo came but it’s gone, long gone, down the memory hole.)
If you think, at this late date, that the prospects for Ed Lee’s re-election weren’t front and center in the conversation The Powers That Be had last January, then you are horribly, horribly naive.
Anyway, if I were in Ed’s shoes, I’d shut down all the recent Run Ed Run talk by saying, “No, I won’t run for re-election – that would be dishonest.”
Just saying, caballero.”
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