Airbnb’s political machine in San Francisco is lead by an opposition researcher that even Karl Rove admired


This is a mayoral election year in San Francisco, but since nary a formidable candidate chose to oppose incumbent mayor Ed Lee, that’s not likely to be a draw.

One political campaign, however, is getting plenty of airtime in the city. If you live in San Francisco and have inputs from your sensory organs, you’re probably aware of it.

I’m talking, of course, of Proposition F – the “Airbnb initiative.” Proposition F is the ballot measure that has Airbnb and its investors shitting themselves. How can you tell?

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