Newspaper editorials are sometimes less than flattering during election years, but the description of Assemblyman Jim Beall in the San Jose Mercury on Monday might have stung a little bit.
“The prelude to Tuesday’s San Jose City Council vote on a pension reform ballot measure has devolved into a three-ring circus — with the clown imported from Sacramento, where Assemblyman Jim Beall wants a legislative committee to audit San Jose’s pension system for purely political purposes.”
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Ouch. It’s never fun to have your hometown paper call you out on a political stunt.