Ignacio De La Fuente’s Sleazy Campaign Slides Into Bigotry

Oakland Councilman Ignacio De La Fuente, who is running one of the most negative local campaigns in recent memory, has crossed the line into bigotry, East Bay LGBT activists say. The East Bay Stonewall Democratic Club, the leading LGBT political organization in the area, contends that emails and mailers that De La Fuente has produced to attack Councilwoman Rebecca Kaplan, the city’s first openly gay councilmember, are “homophobic,” because they ridicule her behavior and attire.

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