Cooper on Daryl Gates Funeral: Who Paid For This?
You all might remember there was a big stink raised here a year ago around how much the city had to fork out to handle logistics for the grotesque Michael Jackson pageant funeral.
I want to know, this time around, when the city is
cutting back services and threatening layoffs, when the LAPD remains
chronically understaffed, why as much as a nick[el] in public funds was
spent in disposing of [t]he carcass of Daryl Gates?
Don't look for Carmen Trutanich to take up that particular cause.
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