Now that polls have shown that the attempt to recall California Gov. Gavin Newsom has failed -- perhaps by a historic margin -- I'd like to paraphrase a frequently memed quote from Return of the Jedi's Admiral Ackbar and say: It was a trap! [Source]
Earlier this year, when California Gov. Gavin Newsom was searching for the right message to convince disengaged Democrats to vote against the effort to oust him in Tuesday's recall election, it would have been impossible to imagine a more perfect foil than conservative talk radio host Larry Elder.
President Joe Biden on Monday offered his full-throated support of California Gov. Gavin Newsom as the pair attempted to thwart the recall effort against the Democratic governor by linking former President Donald Trump to the lead Republican candidate.
At mid-summer, polls suggested California's recall election was getting close and Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom was in danger of losing his job. But recent polls indicate an increasing chance the recall will fail.