Gavin Newsom Archives - The American Spectator | USA News and Politics
by | Oct 5, 2022

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Given that the homeless situation is spiraling out of control across California, most readers wouldn’t be surprised that the highest-profile statewide ballot initiatives this November boost funding for homeless programs. “Together we are building the largest ever…

by | Sep 13, 2022

The Left always comes to power saying it is going to put an end to the luxury of the wealthy. But in the end, the luxury of the wealthy consists of eating a hot dog at a fast-food joint once…

by | Sep 7, 2022

“California’s Coming Electric Vehicle Disaster,” editorial cartoon by Yogi Love for The American Spectator, Sept. 7, 2022.

by | Sep 5, 2022

Give Gov. Glenn Youngkin credit for having fired the first shot of sanity back at the lunacy that is the California Air Resources Board (CARB) and its decision to ban gas-powered vehicles within 15 years. Youngkin, elected last year as…

by | Aug 31, 2022

SACRAMENTO, Calif — Only three years ago, California’s Democratic legislators stumbled upon an amazing “easy button” idea for boosting the wages and benefits of ride-share drivers and other independent contractors. Apparently unaware of the economic concept of “unintended consequences,” they…

by | Jul 30, 2022

There were 195 fires in homeless encampments in Oakland, California, over two years that ended in March. In April, someone died in a fire sparked by the toxic-stew squalor in the area known as Wood Street. There are frequent fires…

by | Jul 28, 2022

California Gov. Gavin Newsom recently visited Washington, D.C., to accept the Frank Newman Award for State Innovation. His acceptance speech claimed that education is under assault: he cited book bans, speech restrictions, and the “othering” of students, teachers, and parents….

by | Jul 24, 2022

Not so very long ago, California was arguably the brightest jewel in the crown of human civilization. Now, thanks to Democratic politicians, its two once-great cities, San Francisco and Los Angeles, are post-apocalyptic pigsties where whole blocks of stores are…

by | Jul 21, 2022

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — In a normal state, policymakers who are facing a crisis (let alone myriad crises) would at least have the wisdom not to purposefully try to make things worse. Here in California, not so much. Gov. Gavin Newsom…

by | Jul 13, 2022

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The most crippling political public relations disasters often involve minor issues that reinforce an existing, negative narrative about an existing candidate. When Massachusetts Gov. Michael Dukakis was running against Vice President George H. W. Bush in the…

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