The Los Angeles Times blogged this morning that Los Angeles City Councilwoman Janice Hahn, who's running for lieutenant governor, launched a "first salvo" against potential rival San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom, who's considering a run for the same office.
out an email to Hahn's supporters, writing that Newsom "never wanted to
run for lieutenant
governor of California, until it became something more interesting than
dealing with a $522 million dollar (sic) deficit within his own city. So he did what boy's usually
do, he tried to push the woman out of
the race, out of the way, out of the light."
Yep, Hahn played the
Los Angeles newspapers didn't pick up that "first salvo" for some reason, but the San Francisco press were writing about it for much of last week, including Joe Garofoli at the Chronicle.
Garofoli published the entire Trujillo email in his political blog.
Hahn has hired a bunch of political heavies to run her lieutenant governor campaign, including hot shot Garry South, who excels as an attack dog. Until Newsom states his official position on the lieutenant governor race, expect more political roundhouses to come.
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