The math is clearcut: with Council almost always voting in a near-unanimous block, in order to change the direction of the developer-beholden City of Los Angeles, the people of LA need to change eight Council seats.
Ron Kaye dropped a bomb on Councilman Jack Weiss this weekend---Kaye thinks Weiss is one of the eight that need to go without being kicked upstairs.
But the math of a path to eight changes looks very, very bleak, as there are no recognizable figures vying for Council seats against incumbents in any Council District, and the term extensions of 2006 have padded everyone for an extra four years if they want it. The Mayor also has no formidable opposition in 2009. How is change to come to the oligarchy that is LA, without a couple of recalls? Who are the eight most deserving of recall?