After being taken to task by a local alt-weekly for his off-color language, a San Francisco city supervisor has made it his New Year’s resolution to use “f---,” or a variation thereof, at every board meeting this year. Chris Daly, the 37-year-old representative of the city’s oft-tawdry Tenderloin district, warned colleagues of his intent at a meeting Thursday; needless to say, few were charmed.
“I certainly hope that Supervisor Daly’s resolution fails quickly,” the board’s president, who later left a bar of soap on Daly’s desk, tells KCBS-TV. Mayor Gavin Newsom suggests a swear jar, into which Daly should pay a fine for each blast. “Will he ever be president of the United States? Uh, no,” writes Beth Spotswood. “But crazy people who can get shit done can get elected to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors. Actually, crazy people who are just plain crazy can get elected to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors. Gus Van Sant made a whole movie about it.”
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