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Another Terrace Morning


City Disgraced!


At 6:50 this morning, another cold one on the terrace:

Griffith Park- Fern Dell, Los Angeles, California (PWS)
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It turns out that LAUSD has quite an art collection.

Someone should tell the darlings at the disgraced blog MayorSam that simply cutting and pasting a Team Rudy presser is not the way to attempt to regain credibility. Rudy Martinez's opposition to Jose Huizar's watering down of the ratepayer advocate measure could be a good issue to analyze. For instance, one consequence of this will likely be that Rudy will be obliged to run without a prayer of IBEW money, and thereby try to spin that diminished straw pile into golden integrity--not impossible--even while Lord Fauntleroy D'Arcy makes Huizar beg and squirm and swear oaths for cash. But rip-'n'-reading pressers isn't analysis or even news; it's just cheerleading.

Matt Welch reappears in a highly nuanced way at the former fishwrap of record, on John McCain's "rump" opposition to DADT.

Maxine Waters has been denied due process, according to...Maxine Waters. Apparently she is taking the word "due" to mean "speedy"--which is another clause. Nonetheless HEC isn't ready for her. But according to my own House whisperers, her committee isn't ready to meet because the Dems feel that white Republicans attacking her in their expected highly partisan fashion will only backfire on the Party of No People of Color. And wait until Maxine barks back at the Committee regarding their own ties to the banking sector. Let he who is without sin...

TARP is still a bad word but it has also largely worked, and certainly been far less costly than initially imagined.