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Mayor Lee: No politics involved in Mirkarimi decision

Monday, August 20, 2012

A day after the Chronicle’s Willie Brown ran interference for him on the Ross Mirkarimi matter, Mayor Ed Lee weighed in today with the kind of remarks that would make a Missouri congressman blush. With the Board of Supervisors now set to decide whether the suspended Mirkarimi keeps his job as sheriff, notice the quote gold in this graph excerpted from City Insider:
The mayor said he cannot personally present his case to the board, and may not want to even if he could. “I am sensitive to any perception that this is any kind of politics involved,” Lee said.

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