The Mayor of Newton, Massachusetts, has kind of a fuzzy grasp on San Francisco history. During an appearance on a local political quiz show, he was asked to name the mayor who was killed on the same night as Harvey Milk. Mayor Setti Warren fumbled, "Dianne Feinstein."
Whoops! The correct answer is George Moscone. Dianne, of course, is still very much alive and kicking. In fact, she just introduced a senate bill to repeal the Defense of Marriage Act, so yay for that.
But wait a minute. Back up. Massachusetts makes its politicians go on TV to answer historical trivia questions? That's even better than Question Time.
To be fair, Warren quickly corrected himself, and the only people outside of San Francisco who actually know about that sort of thing are homosexuals and historians (same thing, really).
But that didn't stop the state Republican Party from jumping down his throat, so to speak, with a mocking press release, which would have been quite a zing if they hadn't managed to misspelled the mayor's name as "Mascone." So everyone's a loser! Everyone, that is, except Dianne Feinstein, whose immortal soul will live on forever.