By Richard Rushfield
Over the next few months, Native Angeleno will attempt to draft our candidate for Mayor. Responding to the gaping lack of creativity and honesty about the state of our city, we will attempt to find that person who best embodies the true values and spirit of our times. All candidates are subject to review and commentary by the Native Angeleno community before the Junta ultimately announces our selection – the person who will be the next Mayor of Los Angeles. Or the last.
Candidate #1: The Man Who Dangled Over the 210 Freeway
Has any statement made about California politics in the past two years come closer to capturing the spirit of our times than this one profound commentary on our world.
Local authorities maligned the name of this artist, saying he was sought for “psychiatric evaluation.” Of course, the great artists and thinkers throughout history have always been sought for psychiatric evaluation and chased onto freeway overpasses. But in a state gone mad, could anything be more sane than dangling from the Sierra Avenue exit sign over rush our traffic in the city of Rialto?