Newsom Runnin’ on Empty

News: Video Reports
by Kristine Christlieb  •  •  August 27, 2021   

Governor's mansion could flip

You are not signed in as a Premium user; you are viewing the free version of this program. Premium users have access to full-length programs with limited commercials and receive a 10% discount in the store! Sign up for only one day for the low cost of $1.99. Click the button below.



It's wildfire season in California and Democrats are trying to battle the blaze known as Larry Elder, the candidate who could defeat fake Catholic governor Gavin Newsom in the upcoming recall election. Church Militant's Kristine Christlieb takes us to the campaign fire line.

In less than a month, Californians will have the opportunity to turn around a decade of Democrat domination and "throw the bums out." The very real possibility of a Republican victory in the Sept. 14 recall election has a face, and that face is Larry Elder. The lawyer-turned-talk-show-host from Compton is leading the pack of candidates seeking to oust Newsom.

Newsom's most obvious failure has been his management of COVID. But his policies on immigration and homelessness have also made him vulnerable. Based on the number and desperate tone of the attacks on Elder, it is clear Democrats feel their grip on the governor's mansion slipping away.

As is common in modern politics, campaign strategists cue accusations from women about alleged past behavior. Elder's strategy is to ignore the accusations. He tweeted, "I am not going to dignify this with a response — it's beneath me."

Newsom is feeling the heat and increasingly unable to hold it together. The Democrat governor is calling in Joe Biden and Kamala Harris to bolster his campaign. Given the chaos generated by the crisis in Afghanistan, it isn't clear whether Newsom's close association with Biden and Harris will help or hurt his campaign.

Earlier this week, The New York Times was calling the battle between Newsom and Elder a dead heat.

--- Campaign 32075 ---


Have a news tip? Submit news to our tip line.

We rely on you to support our news reporting. Please donate today.

Comments are available for Premium members only - please login or sign up. Please see terms and conditions for commenting.