Leave us begin:
“Mayor Lee, before you decided to file charges for misconduct here, did you talk to any members of the Board of Supervisors about whether or not you should do so?” Kopp asked.
“I did not,” Lee replied.
Minutes later, a bomb threat delayed the hearing for nearly two hours.”
Now, of course Debra Walker could be lying or she could be confused or what have you.
BUT I DON’T THINK SO!
So what are we left with?
How about this? What if Mayor Ed Lee discussed Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi with so-called Progressive Supervisor Christina Olague after he decided to file charges.*
See how that works? (Something like, “Oh yeah, I was just patronizing her, trying to make her feel good by asking for advice.”)
And there are three or four other explanations I can think of that would similarly keep Ed Lee out of the clink.
Now, let’s hear from appointed Supervisor Christina Olague. What would she have had to say, if she hadn’t gotten all flummoxed and, you know, run off to hide in her office?
1. I may be slow,* but I’m ahead of you; or
2. RUN ED RUN!
You Make The Call.
*You know, assuming that he wasn’t previously nailed down on the exact moment he decided to file charges.
**Indeed, the least intelligent*** Supervisor we’ve got these days.
***By a country mile…