Newsom’s Anti-Trump Recall Strategy Offers Republicans a Warning for 2022

September 17, 2021

By the time Mr. Biden arrived in California, Mr. Newsom was well positioned.Burdened by rising crime, homelessness and Covid fatigue, Mr. Newsom was seen in polls as in danger of being recalled.Mr. Elder appeared on Fox News in prime time 52 times this year, according to the liberal media watchdog group Media Matters.Indeed, what so delighted conservatives about Mr. Elder — his slashing right-wing rhetoric — is what made him an ideal foil for Mr. Newsom.“This is about weaponizing this office for an extreme national agenda.”It is, the governor said, “Trump’s party, even here in California.”The post Newsom’s Anti-Trump Recall Strategy Offers Republicans a Warning for 2022 appeared first on New York Times.