We've stated in the past that Republicans love Mayor Ed Lee. And to say the least that didn't sit well with the Lee campaign (or Tony Hall for that matter), despite the fact he had been endorsed by the Log Cabin Republicans, and given an extra special vote of confidence by the San Francisco Republican Party.
But what's more damning than support from all 12 of the city's gay Republicans is getting an endorsement from the San Francisco's notoriously right-wing newspaper. The Examiner proudly noted today that it recommends Lee as its "no. 1 vote for mayor."
And here's why:
His administration and his personnel decisions highlight his vast
knowledge of city government. He reaches out to people on every side of
an issue before making tough calls -- such as his selection of Greg Suhr
as police chief and Ed Reiskin as head of Muni, two insightful and smart