Newsweek: California will stay blue

Carly Fiorina and Meg Whitman will lose their political races in California next year, Newsweek is predicting.

“The senatorial and gubernatorial hopefuls have both run booming companies — Hewlett-Packard and eBay — and California could use some business sense (you can already hear the ads),” Newsweek writes. “Convincing, perhaps, but the government isn’t a business.

“Policy still matters, especially in major capitals such as Sacramento and Washington.”

Newsweek’s 10 political predictions for next year are here.

Author: jeffpelline

Jeff Pelline is a veteran editor and award-winning journalist - in print and online. He is publisher of Sierra FoodWineArt magazine and its website SierraCulture.com. Jeff covered business and technology for The San Francisco Chronicle for 12 years, and he was a founding editor and Editor of CNET News for eight years, among other positions. Jeff has a bachelor's degree from UC Berkeley and a master's from Northwestern University. His hobbies include sailing, swimming, and trout fishing in the Sierra.

One thought on “Newsweek: California will stay blue”

  1. Carly and Meg should have planned for their political future long ago when they were too “busy” running their respective companies and not bothering to vote for years. Carly did not even bother to register!

    This is the reason I could never vote for either of them.

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