Prophet Walker speaks to students at Compton YouthBuild, a leadership development program in Compton for young people.
Prophet Walker speaks to students at Compton YouthBuild, a leadership development program in Compton for young people. Mel Melcon Los Angeles Times
Prophet Walker speaks to students at Compton YouthBuild, a leadership development program in Compton for young people. Mel Melcon Los Angeles Times
Dan Morain

Dan Morain

Editorial page editor, political affairs columnist and editorial writer

A cynical campaign to knock off an upstart in South Central Los Angeles

October 18, 2014 05:00 PM

UPDATED October 19, 2014 02:24 AM

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Dan Morain has been a columnist for The Sacramento Bee since 2010, focusing on state government and politics. He previously worked for The Los Angeles Times, covering the California Supreme Court when Rose Bird was chief justice, the Legislature when Willie Brown was speaker and the governor's office during Gray Davis' tenure. Dan Morain can be reached at dmorain@sacbee.com or 916-321-1907. Twitter: @DanielMorain.