At 74 years young, today former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown was named a torchbearer for the controversial Olympic flame's San Francisco tour. The tireless--yes, tireless!-- advocate for human rights and environmental concerns will drag his crazy-old-coot ass out for next week's "sustainable journey" torch run.
Sustainable journey. Jesus Christ.
The entire torchbearer list hasn't been made public for fear Chris Daly will kick the crap out of the runners, or whatever. But the above list shows a smattering of those who clearly hate Tibet. More can be found here. For Newsom's mildly informative press release, including corporate sponsor picks--man, we remember when the games were about keeping young women from menstruating, not about dollars and cents--follow the jump.