Back in January 2016–basically a year after Sheriff McDonnell took office–the Los Angeles Times Editorial Board asserted that he had “de-Tanakaified” the LASD.
Has he, though? When you consider the staggering number of people loyal to, or who donated to, federal inmate Paul Tanaka, who have since been promoted by Sheriff McDonnell?
He says everyone deserves a second chance. Fine. But isn’t it one’s proclivity to make decisions and form alliances based on the political winds which is the problem?