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SF's Political Correctness Takes Mirkarimi Prisoner

James2809 Wrote: Apr 29, 2012 7:08 AM
Absolutely incredible. Well written and thought out article. Ms. Saunders seems to be the last sane, intelligent person left in SF!
Former San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Brown is appalled. He didn't vote for Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi, and he isn't his biggest fan. But when he considers the prosecution of Mirkarimi for bruising his wife's arm during a New Year's Eve argument, he is appalled. People lose sight of what types of cases should be prosecuted, Brown told me Tuesday, and Mirkarimi's case is not one of them.

"Sometimes you have to break it off," Brown said, as "Cyrus Vance did in New York City." The Manhattan district attorney dropped rape charges against former International Monetary Fund head Dominique Strauss-Kahn last year because...