Our mayor cannot do the splits. He cannot do a handstand. He has, in all likelihood, never entered a swimming pool while clothed in garb other than swimming gear.
We could have had otherwise. Alas.
We missed it. But last week, vanquished mayoral candidate -- and former Duke University gymnast -- Joanna Rees allowed herself to be hurled into the ol' cement pond for the Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Center's 20th Annual Celebrity Pool Toss
, which raised $290,000. Rees didn't just amble into the water. She donned her collegiate gymnastics leotard and gave the audience a show.