Two years ago, San Francisco voters decided that the mayor should pay monthly visits to a Board of Supervisors meeting, where supervisors could ask the mayor one question each and the five-minute answers would be prepared in advance. Supervisors would not be allowed to ask a follow-up question.
What followed was a series of canned answers from the mayor and not a lot of interest from supervisors. The San Francisco Examiner reported that only one question was asked during last month’s meeting.
The SF Appeal reports that District 9 Supervisor David Campos thinks this rule of mayoral engagement is “not as useful as it could be.” And in meta-political fashion, Campos has decided that his question to the mayor this month will be one that inquires about the structure of “Question Time” itself. Any questions?
Read more at the SF Appeal, here.