Governor Preen California’s Gavin Newsom presides with aristocratic hauteur over a state in crisis. by Joel Kotkin

If Hollywood were to cast a governor and future president, and if a straight white male were still politically acceptable, he would look like California’s Gavin Newsom. The 53-year-old governor, a former mayor of San Francisco, Newsom handsomely epitomizes the preening politics of the California elite class that has nurtured and financed his career from … Continue reading “Governor Preen California’s Gavin Newsom presides with aristocratic hauteur over a state in crisis. by Joel Kotkin”