Morning Briefs on the Los Angeles Political for Monday
James, 48, believes that in a low-turnout election (four months after the presidential ballot) he can cobble together about 110,000 votes from four main blocs. He’ll start with Republicans — he’s the only registered GOP candidate in the race — and complement them with listeners of his former late-night radio show (it ended in October). He expects to pull what he calls the “pitchfork and torch” crowd, folks he says normally won’t vote for anyone inside City Hall. He terms his fourth base “concerned voters,” people who worry that Los Angeles will soon tumble into bankruptcy and want fresh ideas.
It could work ....
"This judgment sends a powerful message to cyber-stalkers and others who use the internet to harass people or to harm their reputations. Innocent victims like Amanda Lollar often don't have the resources, expertise, or ability to defend themselves against such vicious internet attacks. Hopefully this judgment will make someone think twice before engaging in an internet smear campaign," said Turner.
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Scott Johnson in CD 14