The California Governor has been punching away as a seemingly Progressive….
He’s actually NOT….
Now we’re seeing President Biden making sure people KNOW he WANT’S keep his for a second 4 year term….
Joe Biden STILL has Negitive approval numbers ABOVE 50% in most polls…..
He IS 80 year old now…..
Gavin Newsom has been getting his name out there in the national media by attacking Republican Governor’s in Florida and Texas….
This Dog and others are certain that Newsom wants to be in postion to take the helm if for some reson Biden does NOT end up in the run for the 2024 Democratic Presidential nomination, or?
He’s so weaken in the effort that the party starts looking elsewhere ….
Actually running means you have to be in the middle something Ron DeSantis would have problems with if he becomes the Republican noiminee for President….
The governor — who as San Francisco mayor delighted progressive by authorizing same-sex marriage while alienating them by slashing welfare payments to the homeless — was straddling an ideological line this month in a way that has infuriated critics on the left and right throughout his career. It’s been on full display over the past year as his national profile has risen to such a point that he has emerged as a plausible presidential contender.
While often portrayed as a “socialist” on Fox News, the liberal Newsom has long been known for pragmatism on economic matters. He regularly exchanges text messages with corporate executives, is known to tell his staff “you can’t be pro-job and anti-business” and has become a counterbalance to a legislature where Democrats wield wide margins.
“Philosophically, he’s a moderate,” said Jim Wunderman, a leader of the Bay Area Council, a business coalition who has known Newsom for decades.
In the space of several weeks this year, the governor secured an ambitious climate change package, despite formidable industry opposition. He also overrode environmentalist concerns and worked with Republicans to keep older power plants running. And he vehemently opposed a proposed income tax increase on wealthy Californians to fund electric vehicle infrastructure, aligning himself with Republicans rather than the California Democratic Party.
“It’s too easy to mistakenly assume he’s a tax-and-spend Democrat, and he’s clearly not and never has been,” said longtime political adviser Dan Newman….
image….California Gov. Gavin Newsom walks through the assembly chamber in Sacramento, Calif. | José Luis Villegas/AP Photo
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