There’s a new boss at the Republican Party of Orange County – a lawyer and Orange City Councilman named Fred Whitaker. He is replacing Scott Baugh, the former State Assemblyman and lobbyist who has opted to step down as the leader of the OC GOP after 11 years.
Whitaker is more of a team player than Baugh but he is not nearly as charismatic. It worries me that he is friendly with the Curt Pringle faction of the OC GOP and he is allied with the disgraceful Republican blogger Matt Cunningham.
Make no mistake about it – there might be a new boss at the helm of the OC GOP but this remains the party of the lobbyists. Continue reading