Paul Wellman

Gavin for Governor?

Newsom Covers Lots of Ground in La Casa De La Raza Visit

Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom, running for governor, spoke to a packed La Casa de la Raza last Wednesday. In a wide-ranging talk, he hit on health care, gun laws, college tuition, and affordable housing. But he started and ended with income inequality: “The imbalance,” he said, quoting Plato, “between the rich and the poor is the oldest and the most fatal ailment of all republics.”

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