A few days after I discreetly took out papers on Feb. 22 to run for Marin County superintendent of schools, a reporter called me up and asked his first question: “Are you serious?” Well, yes, of course I was serious. After all, I had written checks for nearly $6,000, but that reporter was incredulous that anyone would take . . .

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