Thursday, June 9, 2022

Crime is Dominant Issue, But There Were Limits

In San Francisco, aggressive-progressive reformer, DA Chesa Boudin, was swept out of office by 60-40 vote. But in Los Angeles, hardline County Sheriff Alex Villanueva only gathered a weak 34 percent to make a runoff. Law and order, yes, but not language or swagger of Mayor Bill Daily in Chicago in 1968 or former Sheriff Joe Arpaio in Maricopa County, Arizona.

Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva meets with supporters at
 an election night, June 7, 2022 | Luis Sinco/Los Angeles Times

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