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Mayoral candidate: U-T San Diego won’t endorse me because I’m not a Republican

A San Diego mayoral candidate says he met with the U-T San Diego editorial board and was told that he was the kind of candidate they’d like to endorse, but they couldn’t do it because he’s not a Republican. This is from the candidate’s transcript of the meeting: U-T: How can we get behind you … Read More
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Times won't confirm endorsement

Politics / US Politics : Ben Smith's Blog (3 years ago)

On a hunch, we called the New York Times editorial board to ask if they were planning on endorsing one the Republican candidates for the primaries, as they did four years ago for John McCain. After being told that editor Andy Rosent... Read Post

Candidate’s spokesperson won’t answer question, claiming reporter’s boyfriend is biased

Industries / Media : Media Wire (10 months ago)

inewsource/KPBS San Diego mayoral candidate Kevin Faulconer is polling well in San Diego’s Nov. 19 special mayoral election, and he is avoiding the label “Republican,” KPBS’ Claire Trageser reports. His spokesperson, Tony Manolatos,... Read Post

Why Did The Log Cabin Republicans Endorse A Straight Guy Over San Diego’s Two Gay Mayoral Candidates?

LGBT / Gay : Queerty (3 years ago)

San Diego has two openly gay Republican candidates to choose in the upcoming mayoral election. So why did the gay Log Cabin Republicans, choose the third heterosexual candidate? CONTINUED » Read Post

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