05/14/2013 12:57 pm ET Updated Jul 14, 2013

A User's Guide To The L.A. Mayor's Race: 5 Key Differences Between Garcetti And Greuel - Los Angeles - News - The Informer


The last televised mayoral debate is tonight on KCAL, which means one more opportunity to point out that the candidates agree with each other on everything. That's been one of the recurring themes of the race: Eric Garcetti and Wendy Greuel are fundamentally the same.

The problem with that is not that it's wrong. Hell, we've written several versions of that ourselves. The problem is that it's useless. Voters who are trying to make up their minds don't need to know how alike the candidates are. They need to know the differences.