In 1911, Gov. Hiram Johnson was able to make far-reaching political reforms in California. Both Meg Whitman and Jerry Brown could learn from him.
Of all the California gubernatorial polls taken this year, the one that tells us most about the state didn't pit Jerry Brown against Meg Whitman. In July, the folks at Public Policy Polling decided, presumably just for the heck of it, to see how Arnold Schwarzenegger and Gray Davis would stack up if they ran against each other today.