Haven’t served in the Military? Fletcher says: “Shame on you”

Ryan Purdy Ryan Purdy 44 Comments

Nathan Fletcher released an ad called “Character.” Handpicked veterans call out the leading mayoral candidate, Councilmember Carl DeMaio, for not having served in the military. The well-rehearsed veterans, one after another, said: “Shame on you.” Given this ad, you might be surprised to learn DeMaio has never expressed anything but admiration for Fletcher’s military service. So why would Marine veteran …

Steve Danon for 3rd District S.D. Board of Supes: “The Steamroller” says John Dadian!

Jerome Stocks Jerome Stocks 7 Comments

This from the North County Times today: …The strong start may have kept some potential candidates from running, observers said. “I’m calling him the steamroller,” said John Dadian, a San Diego political consultant who has known Danon for 20 years. “I can’t understand why nobody’s jumped in yet. I think they’re afraid of Steve. I think (they’re afraid) with good …

Gettin’ Hot in the 2012 Kitchen

Erica Holloway Erica Holloway 1 Comment

So, it’s only January 2011 and already, we’re seeing some folks filing papers to run for office. Good thing, ’cause some of us just can’t stand a breather. [See full list of candidates who have filed so far at the County Registrar of Voters for 2012] Of course, tongues were wagging last week when Republican San Diego City Councilman Carl …