Will the Supervisors Do the Right Thing? Don’t Count on it.
Here we go again. San Diegans are about to be told what’s best for them by the incumbent political class. We’ll soon see if elected officials can once again circumvent democracy’s vetting process.
County District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis has announced her retirement, effective July 7. Her anointed replacement, Deputy District Attorney Summer Stephan, is widely expected to be approved by the Board of Supervisors, following a cursory vetting process.
Or maybe not. A coalition of groups took out a full-page ad in Sunday’s paper urging the Supes to chose a candidate who signs a pledge not to run for District Attorney in 2018 and to open up the selection process for public scrutiny. [Read more…]