Gloria reacts to Bry ad with “little boy of color” comment — Mixed reactions abound

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A Barbara Bry Instagram ad posted yesterday resulted in a Twitter reaction from Todd Gloria, which in turn is getting quite a response from a number of followers. Below are some screenshots of the Bry ad… Gloria reacted with the following Tweet… “Barbara Bry has hit yet another low. She’s making fun of the dreams of a little boy of …

CityBeat editor let go as new owners step in

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Despite clear-cut philosophical differences, it’s never good to see this sort of thing. (Here’s the Times of San Diego story.) In the past, especially when Dave Rolland, Kelly Davis and Dave Maass were with SD CityBeat, we at SD Rostra had a cordial and sometimes even fun relationship amidst fierce political differences. On occasion we would join CityBeat as co-hosts …

“For god’s sake, you guys make us relevant with your bias.”

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From SD City Beat’s Spin Cycle, by John Lamb… Fighting ‘bias’ with ‘by us’ Local GOP deploys its own “news” website A few weeks back, Spin Cycle was speaking to Brian Brady, a county Republican Party contrarian and occasional critic of party Chairman Tony Krvaric. We were discussing Carl DeMaio’s entry into the 50th Congressional District race when the conversation …

Seriously? SD News Desk: San Diego Union-Tribune Reports ‘News’; Tries and Fails to Smear

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The below is from, of course, San Diego News Desk, which is — quite obviously and no one ever suggested otherwise — a project of the Republican Party of San Diego County. But this is funny! On Tuesday, the San Diego Union-Tribune published an article about San Diego News Desk. The piece reeked of desperation, as most of it had little to nothing to do …

Hunter trial postponement means he’ll be on the ballot

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We hope it’s not lost on anyone that the postponement of Congressman Duncan Hunter’s trial until next January virtually guarantees he’ll appear on the March 2020 primary election ballot. The filing deadline for the office is the end of this year. A slew of announced candidates, wannabes, yet-to-bes, consultants, strategists and the like are presently working overtime weighing the resulting …

DeMaio announces he’s “in” for Hunter seat

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“Former San Diego City Councilman Carl DeMaio on Monday announced he will mount a primary challenge to Rep. Duncan Hunter (R), the fifth to announce a primary challenge for the California congressman so far.” Read it at The Hill. DeMaio announcement press… Carl DeMaio Announces Campaign for Congress: Join The Fight to Take Back California! Prior post, last Friday… Monday should be interesting for …