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Monday, September 10, 2012

Morning Briefs on the Los Angeles Political Machine for Monday

City Councilman Eric Garcetti "did' El Sereno.
City Controller Wendy Greuel does East Los Angeles Mexican Independence Parade.
Great Monday morning after a weekend of political pandering east of the LA River by the supposed two front-runners (pictured above) to replace Mayor Antonio "Failure" Villar. In addition to Greuel, Mayoral candidate Emanuel Pleitez was seen working the crowd at the parade.Meanwhile Mayoral candidate City Councilwoman Jan Perry was making the case to the Daily News Rick Orlov that she is the best candidate to assume the role of fiscal watchdog,  which would of been the central theme of a Zev Yaroslavsky Mayoral Campaign. 
Councilwoman Jan Perry is looking to take advantage of Yaroslavsky's departure by making a case that she can fill the role he would have."The feedback we're getting and what I expect will happen with the primary candidates who are left is that the people who were waiting for Zev are looking at a handful of issues," said Perry campaign manager Eric Hacopian. "Fiscal responsibility and the direction of the city and someone who will stand up to the special interests that run the city. If you look at that, the only one who fills the bill is Jan Perry." 

Jan may have some AEG issues, but compare to the union-controlled duo of Garcetti and Greuel, she make   a valid argument.

** Taking a quick look at the 30th Congressional District battle between Congressmen Howard Berman and Brad Sherman, two Republicans, Senators John McCain and Lindsey Graham, along with Independent Joe Lieberman, have endorsed Berman.

** Is LA County Sheriff Lee Baca out of touch with troubling issues within his department? Not according to his chief spokesperson.

** Lastly, the versatile talker/scribe  Doug McIntyre is the latest to pen a  pinata whack missive aimed at the DNC Platform Debacle lead payaso Mayor Antonio Villar.

Your thoughts ..............
Scott Johnson in CD 14.                


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