February 14, 2006
Ahnold in Dead Heat with AngelidesSome good news for a change:
February 13, 2006--The golden state's movie-star governor has scrounged a narrow lead over State Comptroller Steve Westly (D). Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) is still neck and neck with State Treasurer Phil Angelides (D).Many have pooh-poohed Angelides's chances against the charismatic, bigger-than-life Ahnold, but three things have made him vulnerable:
All these led to the humiliating defeat of Ahnold's ballot measures last November and Phil Angelides was smart enough to pay attention. He has positioned himself as the anti-Arnold by constantly hammering on these weaknesses in spots like this:
Coupled with a tight platform focusing on what matters to Californians, Angelides just might give the Governator one heck of a fight.
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