“Some folks were born, silver spoon in hand, Lord don’t they help themselves…” – CCR, Fortunate Son
It turns out that California gubernatorial candidate John Cox’s “caviar” dig at Gavin Newsom last week was more than just a jab at the former San Francisco mayor’s penchant for the finer things in life (including his friend’s wives): Tuesday morning the Cox campaign announced the launch of a new website aimed at pointing out Newsom’s “fortunate son” background as part of the “champagne and caviar” set…
…Newsom’s connected to the Getty family through his father, a “powerful, politically-connected” attorney who managed the J. Paul Getty fortune.
But don’t worry everyone. He’s a “progressive.”