It’s easy to get caught up in the fracas of an election — day-to-day shuffling of who’s endorsing whom, or what throwaway claim was made at the latest debate. Voice of San Diego’s Scott Lewis took a step back to look at the public reception of the candidates vying to become our next mayor, though he did have one contender in mind.
“Were a prominent woman to decide to run for mayor after a sudden vacancy in that office,” Lewis wrote, “how would we take it if she were five months pregnant?”
Some dismissed it as a silly question; others agreed that Alvarez might face more tough questions about his decision to run if he were a woman. VOSD reader Glenn Young had a different take: