The California Democratic Party has endorsed Betty Yee, the leading Democrat in the race for State Controller, turning their back on liberal John Perez, who termed out of his job as a State Assemblyman. Perez was the previous leader of the Democrats in the State Assembly.
The disgusting Perez has mounted an expensive recount because Yee barely edged him out. The Republican candidate, Ashley Swearengin, the Mayor of Fresno, is awaiting whoever the Democrats will end up nominating once the recount is over. But as it turns out Swearengin is pro High Speed Rail and has promoted tax increases in Fresno so we have endorsed Yee instead.
As for Perez, hopefully he will lose the recount and this will end his political career. He is a union shill and we are happy to see him leave Sacramento. Continue reading