California

San Francisco Gets The Leader It Deserves

Meet District Attorney Chesa Boudin: Bill Ayers prodigy, Hugo Chávez aide, public urination advocate

The biography of San Francisco's newly elected district attorney reads like a shallow parody authored by a right-wing Andy Borowitz. Consider, for example, the following facts about Chesa Boudin, the 39-year-old attorney who narrowly won the race to become the city's top prosecutor: