Jeff Smith 4 p.m., Aug. 28
San Diego's Police State: Blogger Flannery Booted Out of Dumanis Press Conference
Pat Flannery's blog, www.blogofsandiego.com, tells in its Friday edition how he was booted out of the press conference in which District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis, flanked by Sheriff Bill Kolender, told how long-time Poway politician Jan Goldsmith would make a wonderful city attorney, and the current incumbent, Mike Aguirre, is divisive, among other things. (Aguirre has been pursuing financial finagling by both business and labor, and hence is a target of establishment lackeys such as Dumanis, Kolender, and the Union-Tribune.) The blog shows how Flannery was ejected. As he was shooting the event with a camera, "I felt myself being manhandled from behind," he says. Pretty soon he was out the door, and -- click -- the door was locked. "Sanders and Dumanis are turning this City into a police state," says Flannery.
HERE IS HIS VIDEO OF THE INCIDENT AND COMMENTS:
Here is the video clip from when I started getting pushed around to when the door was closed - with me outside