Cameras in SF: Ken Garcia has column in the SF Examiner, titled "Debate over crime cameras brings out the clueless in S.F." This issue, he says, "pits the left versus the very, very left — an ideological divide that in San Francisco is far wider than most people could imagine. And it’s a gap that usually splits those who have seen or experienced crime and those who use their politics as a shield against reality." Also, "people who live in and near neighborhoods rife with prostitution, drug-dealing, robberies and frenetic gang activity desperately want surveillance cameras, and the more the better."
Ohio: Doug Berman collects coverage of the Ohio commutations at SL&P.
Spanking: Debra Saunders in the SF Chron gives Assemblywoman Sally Lieber a verbal spanking for her silly bill and inflated rhetoric. "I think we ought to have a law against beating children," Ms. Lieber says. We already have a law against beating children, Ms. Saunders notes.