The Surreal Council 

In the fight over police, some Oakland politicians do an about-face.

Last week's Oakland City Council meeting was like watching a 2011 version of The Twilight Zone. For much of the past two decades, Ignacio De La Fuente has been known as the city's law-and-order councilman, and the Oakland police union has repeatedly…

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