California Speaker Recall Effort Reflects Democratic Tension

The New York Times (in an Associated Press story) quoted Sherry Bebitch Jeffe of the USC Price School about how the internal tensions in California’s Democratic Party will impact fundraising, but not the party’s electoral majority.

The Democratic tension is “almost to be expected” for those who have been around to see the cycles in politics, said Sherry Bebitch Jeffe, a longtime political observer and a public policy professor at University of Southern California.

“That’s what’s going on with the Republican Party in Washington and the Democratic Party in Sacramento,” Jeffe said.

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