Gilbert T. Sewall

The school board recalls that shook San Francisco

Democrat Governor Gavin Newsom (photo: Getty)

In a widely watched special election this week, angry San Francisco voters recalled three school board members in a landslide. The other four, more recently selected, would have been expelled had the rules permitted it.

San Francisco’s municipal government is an embarrassment, and Exhibit A is its antic board of education.

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