RT @GavinNewsom Is In via Twitter,YT, FB & HuffPo


To the surprise of no one, San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom “officially” declared himself a candidate for governor today, with a media avail at Facebook HQ and a three-minute YouTube on Huffington Post in which he cheerfully tries to sprinkle dirt on Jerry Brown’s political grave.

Here’s his Tweet:
GavinNewsom It’s official- running for Gov of CA. Wanted you to be the first to know. Need your help. Check out video: http://tr.im/iOCN and ReTweet

Watch the video and hear these little nuggets from 41-year-old Prince Gavin:

“I’ve seen what can happen when we stop looking back and start looking for solutions . . . We can’t afford to keep returning to the same old tired ideas and expect a different result. We need new ideas, bold, fresh, innovative solutions to get out of this mess.”

Gee, Gav, we wonder which 71-year-old Democratic rival you might be suggesting is old school?

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There are 4 comments for this post

  1. avatar Loveto says:

    Question to R&T: I gather from this item that he made no substantive comment about any issue of importance to Californians?

  2. avatar Roberts and Trounstine says:

    We offer the link for readers to see for themselves everything Newsom says

  3. avatar Bill Bradley says:

    Controversy sells, but I’m afraid that the Newsom anouncement statement is so vague that it’s hard to find much in the way of an attack there, much less a pro-Newsom platform. So if he want to play new Obama …

    Speaking of the real Obama, who I picked out early on, he won because he’s a very compelling figure with a strong message. And not really because he did Facebook and Twitter.

    I defended Gavin strongly when folks were jumping all over him for the affair with his staffer who was married to his campaign manager. I thought he was still a promising figure.

    But he needs a lot more if he’s going to run for governor, much less be a California version of Obama, especially since he was a national co-chairman of the Hillary Clinton campaign.

  4. avatar Anonymous says:

    Right! “A candidate in his own mind”! Suspect his support shall be limited to a select few in the Bay Area, only! That’s if they turn-out to cast votes. ‘He ain’t no Harvey Milk’. Harvey had couth and charisma, both sadly lacking in this aforementioned gent in SF Mayor’s office.

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