You can date your boss, but would you want to?
With respect to the now widely-reported story about yesterday’s Board of Supervisors’ refusal to outlaw relationships between city managers and their employees, I have only this to say: When was the last time you had a boss you wanted to date? Either this notion is — like many of the ideas considered by our city’s governing body — strictly theoretical, or the managers of city departments are some kind of special breed of desirable bosses. I mean, I’ve liked a lot of the bosses I’ve had, but…
Consider this: A judge in Kentucky has ruled that a man who suspects his wife, a state employee, of having an affair with her boss can force the state to surrender copies of email between the two. (Courtesy PogoWasRight.org)
So many people were paying attention to the vote that they missed Supervisor Jake McGoldrick’s proposal to make enforcement of prostitution laws a “low priority” for police. Robert Anderson, an also-ran for McGoldrick’s District 5 seat in 2000 and 2004 predicted in June of this year that McGoldrick “wants to legalize prostitution” — I had to read Anderson’s screed a couple of times before I realized that Anderson was opposed to the idea — but that’s not what Sup. McG wants. He just wants prostitution to be a low priority, according to KCBS, because its “real victims are prostitutes themselves who fear reporting assaults and other crimes against them.”