Did the mayor just say that
Yes, I’m pretty sure L.A. Mayor
“They say there are two rules in politics,” Garcetti told the
The missing word?
Take "puck," slap a different first letter on it, add an "ing" and you've scored the winning goal.
Garcetti is, after all, a
You've got to love the way Kings legend Luc Robitaille took the microphone after Garcetti and said, "Well, we told our players not to curse. Thanks."
I'm sure the mayor will take some heat over this, especially since school is out for summer. I heard one woman on the radio flick a backhand at the mayor for using such language with so many kids in the stands.
Who would have guessed they'd need referees on hand to escort Eric Garcetti, of all people, to the penalty box for misconduct?
But Garcetti's PG-13 speech got what might have been the biggest cheer of his career, so don't be surprised if he starts sounding like Andrew Dice Clay. This is not a guy who takes a lot of risks, so maybe the F-bomb was a political calculation. You thought he was wonky and stiff? No flippin' way.
And now if Garcetti ever figures out how to pave the streets and fix the sidewalks, we'll all know what to say.