Hit or miss... San Fran mayor aide exposed

When your boss is a city mayor - and being treated for alcoholism and dealing with the aftermath of admitting an affair - a PR aide's job is surely damage limitation. So Peter Ragone, director of comms in the office of San Francisco mayor Gavin Newsom, disappointed when an ABC investigative reporter revealed he had used false identities to attack critics online. Ragone admitted posting comments under other people's names on local blogs, leaving US media calling for his head.

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