Gubernatorial Hopeful Lays Out Case For Defeating Whitman

Posted September 23, 2009 at 6:01pm

After Republicans realize Meg Whitman isn’t offering a clear solution to California’s economic woes, Steve Poizner will win the GOP gubernatorial nomination and face off against Democrat Jerry Brown in an “epic battle.” So says Poizner, the state’s insurance commissioner.

Poizner on Wednesday described challenger Whitman, the former CEO of eBay, as a “branding expert” who outsiders incorrectly believe will appeal to the GOP because of her perceived ability to rebrand and revive the Republican party.