At least they didn't label the heads — subtle, that.
GIRDING MY LOINS FOR THE COMING TRIBULATION, GOLDEN HALL — Mayoral candidate Kevin Faulconer's campaign manager today issued a semi-formal quasi-disavowal of a pro-Faulconer ad placed in local shopping circulars by the Sons of Free America, a political action committee based in Winter Gardens, just east of Santee.
In a hastily called press conference shortly before lunch, C.C. Wyay told reporters, "While the ad is certainly accurate in its portrayal of Mr. Faulconer as a crusader on behalf of the average San Diegan against the special interests that seek to compromise the mission and integrity of the mayor's office, it nevertheless contains certain, um, questionable aspects. I mean, yes, it's true that Mr. Faulconer is a Caucasian, perhaps even more Caucasian than most. And the White Knight has indeed traditionally been associated with a heroic figure who comes to the rescue of those in distress. Still, while he is grateful to all his supporters, even those from East County, the candidate feels that, given the context of the… well, considering that…um… well, I'm sure I don't have to spell it out. Thank you, and vote Faulconer on February 11!"