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On Having a Cupertino Planning Commissioner Threaten to Get You Fired, Local Democracy, and Free Speech, with Richard Mehlinger

2019-07-04

Ray Wang, a Cupertino planning commissioner, threatened to get Richard Mehlinger fired, after a hubbub over a NextDoor post in which Mr. Wang called YIMBYs "fascists". We discuss the story, what it means for participation in local democracy, with some tangents, on the real nature of fascism.