U.S. Rep. Loretta Sanchez playing politics at the 2014 Fiestas Patrias Parade
As we reported in earlier posts, the City of Santa Ana forbade the Measure CC medical marijuana initiative campaign from reaching out to the voters at this weekend’s Fiestas Patrias fiesta and parade in Downtown Santa Ana. But lo and behold there were politicians all over DTSA this weekend! Thanks to our friends from OC Norml for the pictures.
Most of the politicians pictured below are going to be on the November General Election ballot. But because they are incumbents the City of Santa Ana gives them more free speech rights than their opponents, who are outright banned from participating with booths at the fiesta or riding in the parade. I expect that the ACLU will be filing a lawsuit against the City of Santa Ana soon as this is a blatantly unconstitutional abridgment of free speech by our city leaders. Continue reading