Cya, Jerry! Don’t let the door hit ya where the good Lord split ya!
Jerry Brown, California’s current governor is a dumbocrat and could very well be packing his bags after the next election! He did make himself look pretty foolish, after all, when he created a rouse that Donald Trump wasn’t California’s president, but then turned around and begged for money to fix their broken dams! Awkward!
However, there is light on the horizon! Meet Republican businessman, John Cox, who could very well be California’s next governor. He has hope for the state and is looking to make a positive difference.
Cox said he is running because “there are two Californias — the one we have and the one we could have. The California we have is in trouble, and we need to do something about it.”
The 61-year-old attorney just wants to clean up California’s political system. Can you blame him?
Cox cites common Republican criticisms of California, including unfunded pension liabilities and the high income tax, which he says is ruining the business climate and pushing jobs to places like Nevada.
Tanned and trim with a shock of white hair, Cox comes across as affable and articulate. Although he wouldn’t say who he voted for in the 2016 election, he did acknowledge “I’m glad Trump is president” and that “it’s dumb for California to be at war with Washington.”
He’s also supportive of President Trump’s attitude toward immigration. “I think we ought to enforce the law and deport people who have broken the law,” Cox said, adding that “a wall has done well for San Diego where it’s needed.”
And while he didn’t want to focus on social issues, Cox acknowledged “I’m pro-life and pro-Second Amendment.” Those three issues — abortion, immigration and gun control — have tripped up Republicans running statewide in California.
Cox is no stranger to politics. In fact, before moving to California he ran unsuccessfully for three different offices in Illinois (U.S. Senate, Congress and Cook County Recorder of Deeds).
Pro life AND pro-second amendment….Does it get any better?
Like Cox stated in the video above, this is a problem for all Californians that care about an honest governor.
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