This weekend is the California Republican Party’s Biennial Organizational Convention in Sacramento. I have been a voting member of the State Committee since 1989, and my column tomorrow morning will be a run-down on what we can expect to happen, and not happen, as 1500 Central Committee members gather at the (non-union) Sacramento Hyatt Hotel across from the State Capitol.
But I just read a blog post over at the San Francisco Chronicle politics blog by ace reporter (and FR friend) Carla Marinucci, where she got a hold of a Facebook update from a local Republican Leader in San Bernardino County who outrageously has targeted a candidate for CRP statewide office with what I think is a totally racist slur. I will now quote directly from Marinucci’s story:
San Francisco attorney Harmeet Dhillon, who has won support from major party leaders in her drive to be the California GOP’s first female vice chair, has also become the target of a nasty racist effort to slur her as a Muslim terrorist sympathizer and a “Taj Mahal princess.”
Dhillon, currrently chair of the… Read More