Skip to comments.Democrats 2020: Could Eric Garcetti be the first mayor to swap City Hall for the White House?
Posted on 10/04/2018 6:45:47 AM PDT by C19fan
As mayor of Los Angeles, Eric Garcetti was able to celebrate his city winning the race to host the 2028 Olympics. Now he is nurturing hopes of enjoying the games as US president.
While a raft of other senior Democrats fudge whether they are going to throw their hats into the ring, Mr Garcetti, 47, has made little secret of his presidential ambitions even if he has stopped short of formally announcing that he is actually seeking the nomination.
As far back as November last year, he was dropping less than subtle hints that he could be the person to lead the Democrats in 2020 even though a city mayor has never been elected president.
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Just show footage of gang violence in East LA and overdub the narration that “He’ll do for America what he did for Los Angeles”.
Of course being a Mayor IS an executive job. Which means he is 10000 times more qualified than Barry Obama was.
From the history of what happens to cities that get the Olympics, I’m not so sure that’s winning.
Hey, the echo chamber is all for it! :-D
White dude. Im thinking not what his pack of lunatics that are the democrat party are looking for
Rudy transformed NYC from a cesspool into a reasonable safe and livable city.Sounds like Garcetti hasn’t been able to pull it off.
Garcetti would be a gift from heaven for Republicans.
How many illegal votes from LA is this nomination good for?
I hope he runs. So the sh*thole he has turned L.A. into finally gets exposed.
A mayor from LA is going to go straight to the white house?
WOW, the democrats must know their field is INSANELY weak, if they think that’s going to happen... And quite delusional as well. especially in 2020....
Short of a complete economic collapse, Trump will win in the biggest landslide since Reagan/Mondale.... no matter who the Democrat running is.
No. Total snowflake. La wallowing in homeless and illegals. He wears bike pants. Whenbrownlet 10000 inmates out early and crime. Went up. Gar said. We should thank them for doing time. Its never gonna happen
Hah that photo is being kind. Some sights make refugee camps look luxurious by comparison considering the mental state of the homeless at some of these Garcettivilles. People doing drugs and urinating in the open air and things..
What about the tents and landfill hillsset up on L.A. freeways and within the periphery of major tourist attraction?! Welcome to America folks! I am sure the tourists are impressed.
Make America Los Angeles
We had our own Rudy, Richard Riordan, who cleaned up LA following two decades of mismanagement and corruption under Tom Bradley. But today, homeless campsites are proliferating, crime is skyrocketing, and LA looks like it did in the last years of the Bradley administration.
He’s got to get past Hillary first!
We need a new mayor/leadership/everything to clean up the city before the world descends upon this place for the Olympics. I shudder to think of us hosting it at the rate my city is deteriorating at now.
Run Eric! RUNNNNNNN!!!!
I thought San Franciscos homeless problem was bad, but LA isnt too far behind. If he were the Democrat nominee the president would chew up the Soy Boy in minutes! Anyways, the Democrats arent nominating a white male for president in 2020. Itll be Kamala Harris or Kirsten Gillibrand or maybe not. Behind closed doors the Dems know Trump is in a strong position for 2020 if the economy stays strong. If thats the case the major contenders might wait for 2024, and then possibly Soy Boy Garcetti or Spartacus Booker are nominated instead to get their butt kicked by the president. Of course out there lurking is Hillary!
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