Miami Beach Commissioner Jonah Wolfson’s endorsement of mayoral candidate Michael Góngora is so last week.
Friday evening, Wolfson sent out an email saying that he’d switched camps. He now supports political newcomer Philip Levine, a wealthy businessman.
“My commitment to Commissioner Gongora was mainly based on who the other option was, Commissioner Jerry Libbin, whom I consider to be unqualified to be our Mayor,” Wolfson wrote.
He added: “I realized my endorsement of Commissioner Gongora over Commissioner Libbin was the proverbial ‘lesser of two evils’ scenario. So earlier today I personally met with him and told him that I rescind my endorsement of his candidacy.”
Wolfson wrote that he was pulling his support for Góngora over two main issues: