Sources say that Gavin Newsom’s advisers are privately worried that a celebrity or high profile person will get into the California recall race that looks certain to happen.
Signature collection for the effort to recall Newsom has surpassed the 1.5 million needed, and organizers expect to hit two million by the deadline on March 17.
No high profile candidate has come forward so far. On the Republican side, former Trump aide and DNI chief Ric Grenell has been mentioned as a possible candidate.
Newsom was popular during the pandemic until he attended a dinner party at the French Laundry in November while indoor dining was banned and group gatherings restricted.
It’s a shame that other stunning examples of hypocrisy have not been similarly punished during the pandemic the way Newsom’s has, because there are a few more Democrat governors and mayors who should really be recalled along with Newsom.
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