“Now you know why they say I play politics like a blood sport.” — Chinatown power broker Rose Pak, in the culminating quote of a new Bay Citizen/NYT piece that provides a complete play-by-play of the whole interim mayor kerfuffle -- which was largely orchestrated by her, Willie Brown, and Gavin. The Board meets today for the final vote, and will almost certainly install veteran city bureaucrat Ed Lee in the Mayor's Office.

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