Morning Briefs on the Los Angeles Political Machine for Tiesday
"That is utter bullshit," said Bill Carrick, Garcetti's consultant. "It makes no fucking sense. You could have told me the lottery numbers for last week and it would have made as much sense."
"It's horseshit," said Eric Hacopian, Perry's consultant, who suggested the poll was done to boost Greuel's candidacy. "I would greatly question the motivation of anyone doing this at this point."
Regardless whether its horse or bull poop, it smells the same.
** Blogging props to LA Weekly's Patrick Range McDonald for this morning's laughter at the expense of the 11% Mayor Antonio Villar.
Alice Walton (a.k.a. The City Maven) reminded us that Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa continues living on his own planet these days, discussing with aradio host in Iowa how he may or may not run for U.S. president in 2016.With only nine months or so until he leaves office in 2013, Villaraigosa is undoubtedly on a ramped-up effort to find his next high-paying gig and a new bachelor pad to live -- he currently resides at the mayoral mansion in Hancock Park.
......... and judging from the just posted Gallup and this morning's Rasmussen polls, count out D.C. in 2013.
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