This episode contains strong language.
This week, voters in San Francisco ousted Chesa Boudin, their progressive district attorney. The move was seen as a rejection of a class of prosecutors who are determined to overhaul the criminal justice system.
But what happened to Mr. Boudin can be seen as more the exception than the rule.
Guest: Astead W. Herndon, a national political reporter for The New York Times.
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