Jerry Brown in East LA
Danny "Machete" Trejo in East LA today
I had the pleasure of being the videographer for the Brown Campaign today in East LA. The occasion was the Mexican Independence Day Parade and Festival, an annual event that draws thousands to Cesar Chavez Blvd. Jerry spoke at the event for less than a minute after which the crowd erupted in a standing ovation and with chants of his name. The celebration and chants continued along the entire packed parade route as the star of "Machete", Danny Trejo, stood on the second level of the double decker Brown bus leading the cheers. Meg may have an office in the area, but from what I saw and heard today, Jerry Brown undoubtedly owns the respect and admiration of the residents of East LA.
This post is, of course, just an excuse so that I can once again embed the trailer for "Machete". In theaters now!