Anger over the lack of affordable housing and the big influx of yuppie tech workers raising rents throughout the city has lead to a recall effort.
Things turned ugly when advocates for the recall clashed with anti-recall protesters outside city hall.
Supporters of the recall could be heard screaming for the mayor to “go back to China.”
The Stop the Wasteful Recall Coalition posted video on You Tube of the incident.
Lee has been keeping a lower than normal profile. It’s common for him to be booed off stage these days by hecklers. Among the most vocal opponents of the recall has been Chinese American power broker Rose Pak. Pak turned against Lee when he failed to appoint her candidate, Cindy Wu, to the vacated post to represent Chinatown on the Board of Supervisors.
Pak calls the recall effort wasteful and reminds the community that Lee is still the first Chinese American mayor of San Francisco.
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