There’s nothing with signifies better what Dems are about.
State Sen. Leland Yee might have officially dropped out of the race to become California’s next secretary of state in March, but that did little to diminish his numbers on election night Tuesday.
Yee, who was arrested back in March on gun smuggling charges, finished astoundingly well, with nearly 300,000 people checking his name on the ballot Tuesday – despite not campaigning at all since his arrest, allegedly plotting to deal weapons with a radical Islamic group in the Philippines, and maintaining a close connection with a powerful Chinese gangster who was also arrested in the sting.
After all the results had been counted Wednesday morning, Lee had earned 11 percent of the vote and finished second among Democratic candidates. ….
In spite of accusations that he was trying to procure shoulder-fired…
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