The Best and Worst SD Mayor Videos

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Politics & Media Mashup Good videos are an effective way to communicate a message, especially since many of us are attached to iPhones and iPads. I believe political videos will eventually replace mail pieces and most news releases. Won’t that be nice! That’s a post for another day. Today I decided to mashup the best and worst campaign videos from …

At Least the Fleece Awards Were Cute: SDCTA Hands Out 2012 Goldens

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Smart governing decisions saving taxpayer dollars and collaborative initiatives took top honors, while cavalier attitudes and lost opportunities were called out and shamed at the San Diego County Taxpayers Association (SDCTA)’s 17th annual Goldens Awards Dinner, held at the Town and Country Resort & Convention Center in Mission Valley. Remote controls were nowhere in sight as the evening’s theme “Taxpayer …

Texts From Mayoral Candidates: Part IV

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We texted the following image to each of the San Diego mayoral candidates and asked them, “What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you see this photo?” ___ Here are their replies:  I’m so fortunate…Papa Doug has no idea I’m gay. ___  I used to read that rag but I’ve switched to Voice of San Diego. ___  There’s …

Bonnie Brings her A-game to Mayor’s Race

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Politics & Media Mashup Bonnie Dumanis brought her A-game to the San Diego Mayor’s Race this week. The District Attorney and mayoral candidate smacked Assemblyman Nathan Fletcher, who is campaigning hard to be San Diego’s next mayor, for what she called his “About Face on a Woman’s Right to Choose” in a post on Rostra: Until now, Nathan Fletcher has received …

Filner Flops In An Ugly Campaign Week

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Politics & Media Mashup: A look at this week’s local political coverage They say a good writer knows when to get out of the way of a good story. So rather then comment on this entertaining Investigative Newsource story — Bob Filner Misses the Boat on the Port — I will just encourage you to read it, and then watch Filner’s …