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With festering problems all around, California is becoming the sick man of America. And where has California’s governor been? Traveling the world.
On Oct. 20, Newsom was in Israel, where he “met with survivors, impacted families and others” of that country’s war with Hamas. Three days later, he was in Hong Kong, then in Beijing the next day, where he was “flexing California’s credentials as a global leader in climate change policy,” Politico reported.
While Newsom was “fully embracing the role of climate governor,” a role he mostly invented, and is surely setting himself up for a White House run, the “damn state” he says he loves has become such a train wreck that the rest of the country is having a hard time looking away.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom during his trip to China. (Gov. Gavin Newsom’s office)
California has had 39 governors and the state has lost population under only one: Newsom. In fact, it has now lost population for three straight years.
California is also losing businesses at an alarming pace, though it’s fair to say that this trend started long