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  • CA: Lockyer stumbles from the starting gate

    03/17/2005 9:17:41 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 2 replies · 259+ views
    OC Register ^ | 3/17/05 | Op/Ed
    There he goes again. California Attorney General Bill Lockyer, lunching Tuesday with reporters in Washington, D.C., and effectively - although not officially - announcing his candidacy for governor, exercised his penchant for scorched- earth rhetoric. The publicity for his explosive words blunted the official candidacy announced the same day by fellow Democrat, Treasurer Phil Angelides. Mr. Lockyer was quoted in the San Francisco Chronicle, about Gov. Schwarzenegger's governance style: "I don't like to dwell on this." [Sure he doesn't.] "But it has a little bit of the sort of the odor of Austrian politics. There's a sort of arrogance of...