Cooley is not just another pretty face.
he may be the cheapest date in town — especially if you compare him to our
San Francisco Chronicle, in a story Sunday that reads like it was written by
Kamala Harris’ campaign consultant, Ace Smith, details the gifts Cooley has
received — and reported as the law requires.
“Corruption fighting candidate took many gifts,” the headline says. suggesting he’s a crook and a hypocrite.
God! Lakers tickets!! Stop the presses!
in this case, while Antonio is courtside sitting beside Jeffrey Katzenberg,
poor Steve is obviously in the nose-bleed section, drinking cheap wine the
mayor wouldn’t give Lu Parker’s dog Monkey and sucking on an unlit $5 cigar.
so you don’t get lost — or fail to enjoy this as much as this dog — Kamala
Harris, the very attractive San Francisco DA, is running against the somewhat
less attractive LA DA Steve Cooley to be state Attorney General —
isn’t running for anything at the moment.
It’s more like he’s running from investigators
from three agencies – including Cooley’s! – looking at his attendance at dozens
of concerts and sporting events, for which, as we all know by now, he was
comped by lots of big shots doing business with the city.
And unlike Cooley, Antonio failed to report the
gifts, saying he was there to perform “ceremonial” duties.
(I’m sorry. Bruno always has to roll on his back and laugh when he writes that. Rub my tummy.)
is all so delicious.
case you forget, Ace, who relishes the fact that he’s a very mean guy when it
comes to politics and will probably take the Chronicle story, roll it up and try to
beat Cooley over the head with it from now until Election Day, also ran
Antonio’s last earth-shattering mayoral campaign. To help you remember, Antonio barely won re-election against a field of unknowns that he outspent close to 20 to 1.
bad. Antonio good. Maybe we should call him Deuce Smith.
giving Kamala’s spokeswoman lots of space to beat up Cooley for taking the
cheap gifts — which he reported! — the Chron writer, or Deuce, added this
San Francisco’s top prosecutor since 2004, has only declared a handful of gifts
in the six years she has been district attorney, and most of it was travel funds related to an Aspen Institute
fellowship, which is given to elected officials seen as emerging political
there was a list of just about all Cooley’s gifts, including – 20 $5 cigars
from a very cheap judge, $150 in tequila
and cologne from Ghanem G&G Auto enterprises and $94 dress shirt and tie
from Aimen Slaeb, of a Shell service station.
Shell service Station?
have an expression for this kind of writing, but Bruno’s far too polite to
repeat it. It rhymes with “snow job.”
heck with how these two feel about the death penalty or other issues affect
want to know why nobody’s giving Kamala any presents and what the guy
from the Shell Station is trying to buy with the shirt and tie from Walmart?