Meet District Attorney Chesa Boudin: Bill Ayers prodigy, Hugo Chávez aide, public urination advocate

The biography of San Francisco's newly elected district attorney reads like a shallow parody aut****d by a right wing Andy Borowitz. Consider, for example, the following facts about Chesa Boudin, the 39-year-old attorney who narrowly won the race to become the city's top prosecutor:

  • He was raised by Weather Underground terrorist Bill Ayers after Boudin's parents were jailed for their role in an armed heist that left two police officers and a security guard dead.
  • One of his grandfathers was an attorney for Fidel Castro.
  • His great-great-uncle was a Marxist theoretician.
  • He earned two master's degrees while studying at Oxford on a Rhodes Scholarship.
  • Before enrolling at Yale Law School, he worked as translator for Venezuelan dictator Hugo Chávez.
  • He publicly praised Chávez in 2009 for the dictator's controversial campaign to abolish term limits.
  • He was endorsed by "civil rights activist" Shaun King, who is also a fan of domestic terrorism.
  • He has never prosecuted a case.
  • He has a beard.

Boudin's election, in his own words, was a "powerful and clear" endorsement of his pledge to implement "radical change to how we envision justice." He vowed, for example, to end prosecution of "quality-of-life crimes" including "public camping, offering or soliciting sex, public urination, and blocking a sidewalk." The city's resources, he argued, would be better spent targeting police misconduct and corporate crime.

The San Francisco Police Officers Association aggressively opposed Boudin's candidacy, and launched a $600,000 ad campaign calling him "the number one choice of criminals and gang members." Boudin reportedly learned of his victory on a flight home from New York, where he was visiting his father, David Gilbert, at a maximum security prison facility in upstate New York.

Boudin's opponent, interim district attorney Suzy Loftus, was the preferred choice of the Democratic Party establishment, having received endorsements from Senators Dianne Feinstein and Kamala Harris, San Francisco mayor London Breed, and California governor Gavin Newsom. Boudin's election was greeted with trepidation by concerned city residents and other opponents of public defecation.


Michelle Tandler@michelletandler

Very concerned about future of SF. We have serious street crime, 30,000 car break-ins a year, countless assaults, filthy streets and criminals on the loose everywhere. Our new DA has stated these are quality of life issues and he does not plan to prosecute.

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These are exactly the types that desire to make all the decisions for the rest of the Nation and hope to accomplish their agenda by numerous means including giving illegals the right to vote and bringing scads more illegals across the currently porous border.  Other efforts such as doing away with the Electoral College in favor of total vote count whereby those same illegals, who they have achieved getting the ability to vote, will have exactly the same power as other native-born Americans who have paid taxes all their life.  To them as long as it accomplishes their goals and means then it's legitimate and acceptable.  The quickest way to change their minds and reverse their desires is to have the outcome of the actions they seek to favor Conservatives and/or Republicans.  I'm not saying that this will ever happen but most of the illegals, coming from South America, have a Religious/Catholic background and could potentially vote for candidates that favor a Christian view.   

I admit though that this is waning these days and numbers of those who are Religious are declining but still in many of the areas, that the illegals are currently coming from, support Christian values, and currently Christian values and the Democrat Platforms and policies are non-compatible. 

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