Joe Bray-Ali's rise, then fall

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He won several major, political endorsements, from the Los Angeles Times to LA City Councilman Mitch O'Farrell. But after forcing incumbent Gil Cedillo into a runoff for LA City Council's First District seat, the campaign of Joe Bray-Ali is disintegrating. A recent scrub of Bray-Ali's social media accounts has uncovered behavior that – by conventional standards – is unbecoming of an elected official. It includes racist, fat-shaming and even trans-phobic remarks posted on an online message board.



Benjamin Gottlieb