Due Process My Ass

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[captionpix imgsrc=”https://sdrostra.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/Screen-Shot-2013-07-23-at-1.47.52-PM.png”] Due process my ass. Seriously. The extreme lefties, including leaders of the local Democratic Party and city employee unions, making the due process argument for Mayor Bob Filner should be ashamed. What they’re really saying is, “Politics before principles!” And: “He may be a hugger mayor but he’s our hugger mayor.” The position from the folks at the …

You wanna win? Be present

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[captionpix imgsrc=”https://sdrostra.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/IMG_1965.jpg” captiontext=”Dwayne Crenshaw and me”] Most people know nothing about local politicians and just about everyone else knows one or two things about them. So if the one thing a politician is known for is charm, he or she is probably winning on Election Day. I haven’t seen any research that tells me this but it’s a theory that makes …

DeMaio Finds His Groove, and the U-T’s Radio Problem

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[captionpix imgsrc=”https://sdrostra.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/demaio-sdcaa-pic.jpg” captiontext=”L to R: John Modlin, SDCAA Board President, Carl DeMaio, Alan Pentico, SDCAA Executive Director”] San Diego Politics & Media Mashup Cross-posted at FlashReport At a fundraiser for Carl DeMaio on Wednesday I heard the mayoral candidate make some points I hadn’t heard him make before. Speaking to members of the San Diego County Apartment Association, for whom I …

Fitting Tribute for a Giant of Journalism

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San Diego Politics & Media Mashup Cross-posted at FlashReport Logan Jenkins blew Neil Morgan a big fat kiss in today’s U-T San Diego and I enjoyed every word. Jenkins, a longtime columnist at the paper, starts by telling us the venerable Morgan, at 88, isn’t doing well. He then goes on to write an inspirational and moving tribute (In postwar San Diego, Neil …