What the Chesa Boudin Recall Means for America

In 2020, Chesa Boudin became San Francisco’s district attorney, promising radical new policies that exemplified the city’s leading-edge liberalism. Cops would make fewer arrests, and more wrongdoers would be diverted to drug and mental health programs instead of prison. Prosecutors would be forbidden from seeking cash bail, and arrests for consensual sex work, “public camping,” […]