Chesa Boudin

Michael Barone

Opinion: What Was the Left Thinking? – Michael Barone

Whether you’re contemplating San Francisco voters’ recall of left-wing District Attorney Chesa Boudin or the plight of Democrats nationally as they face voters’ dismay at out-of-control inflation, immigration and crime, the question is liable to come to mind: What were they thinking? Actually, there are some initially plausible answers. We’ve just been informed this last

Recalls

San Francisco could vote out progressive DA in heated recall – Associated Press

San Francisco’s progressive district attorney, elected on a platform of reducing incarceration, faces a recall election driven by a pandemic in which brutal attacks against Asian seniors and viral footage of smash-and-grab robberies tested residents’ famously liberal political bent. Recall proponents say Chesa Boudin is inexperienced and ideologically inflexible, often seeking to avoid charging criminals

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