Is this news? Well, it’s news to me.
Of course, it’s always nice to have a former Mayor’s endorsement, right?
Brent Begin has the deets. (Let me tell you, in this context, and, really every context having anything to do with who becomes an elected official, the term “staffer” is highly pejorative. Highly, highly pejorative. Pretty much it’s calling Ed Lee a mayoral usurper. Oh, and “competent” is thrown in there as well. S’pose that’s better than incompetent, but Jesus Christ. Just saying.)
Here it is:
“I’ve been Mayor of San Francisco and I know that it’s no easy task. I saw our great City through its recovery after the Loma Prieta Earthquake, working hard to create affordable housing, and undertaking major improvements to our City’s infrastructure.
I know what it takes to do this job. It takes the ability to stand up and fight for what you believe in, independent of special interests. That’s why I believe that Dennis Herrera is the Mayor that San Francisco needs.
As our City Attorney, Dennis has exposed fraud, waste, abuse and corruption in City government, and recovered millions of dollars for San Franciscans. He will be an independent voice in City Hall and bring integrity and honesty to the Mayor’s office.
Now more than ever, our City needs leadership experience and an honest government. It’s time that we return to a City governed by independence and not by power brokers or special interests.
Dennis has shown that he knows every facet of City government and how it should serve all our neighborhoods. That’s why I’m supporting him for Mayor.
I look forward to seeing you at his campaign headquarters and on street corners as we work to elect him as our next Mayor. A campaign is only as strong as its supporters and your efforts will be essential to our success.
Thanks for all that you do,
Former Mayor of San Francisco”
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