Thursday, February 01, 2007

Thank God That's ALL He Did

I was going to hold off on commenting about this since the rumors over the past few days have smacked of tabloidism, but it's now official; San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom has admitted to an affair with a staffer's wife.

Public reaction is mixed, but generally favorable, which I attribute to two things:

1. Newsom cut to the chase, admitted what he had done, and apologized.

2. Our standards for mayoral behavior fall well below merely having an affair.

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