gavingiants.jpgFaxed BoS Clerk Resignation Notice for “Transparency”

When General Secretary of the One World Government Gavin Newsom takes the oath of office (ostensibly when the Illuminati Charter tells him to do so, and not after), San Franciscans will be able to say they knew Gavin when — when Newsom’s final act as San Francisco’s mayor was to send a fax, for example.

Perhaps sensitive to the nation’s image of him as someone Very Green Indeed, Newsom’s administration didn’t use the fax machine much in the last seven years, according to Newsom spokesman Tony Winnicker. “We didn’t receive much [faxes], either,” he told the Appeal.

Gavin and his people did use a fax right before he became California’s Lieutenant Governor on January 10, when he faxed — with cover sheet — the clerk of the Board of Supervisors to announce his resignation.

The fax is a little odd, if for no other reason that it’s on official Office of the Mayor letterhead. Did the Greenest Mayor really use two pieces of paper to send a message from one end of City Hall to the other, when perhaps a Tweet would have sufficed?


Of course not. Newsom’s liaison to the Board of Supervisors Starr Terrell — still on the city payroll as Mayor Ed Lee’s liaison to the Board — sent the fax from Sacramento, where she attended Newsom’s swearing-in, Winnicker told us.

That doesn’t explain the San Francisco City Hall letterhead, or the 415 area code number in the “FROM” section on the cover sheet. But rest assured that “she sent it from Sacramento,” Winnicker repeated.

“Also, such a letter didn’t need to be signed or sent,” noted Winnicker, referring to the past controversy over dual office-holding. Once Newsom enters one office, he vacates the other, removing the need for a resignation — which Newsom did anyway in order to be thorough. Said Winnicker: “We signed and sent such a letter for maximum transparency and clarity.”

And for double-secret maximum clarity, the fax on City Hall letterhead sent to City Hall was not sent from City Hall.

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