California Gov. Gavin Newsom is touted as the Democrat of the future, the man who could step up if Joe Biden decided not to run again. He has the hair, the teeth, the Hollywood aura, the raspy voice that shows he means business.
But if his pitch is that he wants to make America more like California, we’re in trouble.
Newsom’s latest moment in the national spotlight came Thursday, when reports leaked about the nine-member Reparations Task Force, which “has spent months traveling across California to learn about the generational effects of racist policies and actions.”