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Los Angeles Magazine to Mayor Villaraigosa: FAIL

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Now here's not a fun way to start your second term in office. The June cover of Los Angeles Magazine will hit homes and newsstands with a cover story, actually an open letter, perhaps to put Mayor Villaraigosa back on track to serve Los Angeles and not his political career when his new term begins on July 1st.

"We are bitter because you promised us so much," a teaser reads on LA Observed. "What you now lead is an administration in which politics almost always trumps policy... Mr. Mayor, the city you have sworn to lead is in crisis. It is time you put a stop to the betrayals and fecklessness. Time you resist the urge to bound up the career ladder."

The issue should come out in a few days. In the March election, Villaraigosa only garnered 56% of the vote. 6% less and he would have been in a run-off in next Tuesday's election.