The city of Santa Clara’s success is largely due to its political leadership. Elected leaders in Cupertino, on the other hand, have been an embarrassment, and none of those incumbents should be allowed to return to office.
Santa Clara got swept up in the NFL’s domestic violence controversy after city leaders were called out for watering down a resolution that would have taken a shot at their new business partners—the 49ers.
At this point, anyone interested in running for elected office should be required to take a crash course in social media. For example, one candidate running for San Jose City Council might want to stop posting pictures of vagina cupcakes.