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The LA Times reports today that Los Angeles city councilman Jose Huizar recently directed his staff to prepare lists that graded civic leaders numerically on their level of support for him:
The lists include politicians, school principals, church pastors, museum officials, high school cheer squad advisors, police officers and even presidents of local American Legion posts.
High school cheer squad advisors?