Commenting on the President’s trip to Los Angeles earlier this week to raise money for Barbara Boxer’s faltering Senate campaign, my gal Carly Fiorina quipped:
Of course the president is out here today because Barbara Boxer is vulnerable, and the Democratic establishment is working overtime to prop her up in a way they have never done before. . . We are witnessing a rescue mission in action.
And quite a rescue mission is needed, with polls showing Mrs. Boxer running more than fifteen points behind the Democratic presidential candidate’s 2008 tally in the state. Her approval rating is slipping faster than his.
No wonder Obama warned people at the fundraiser that the hyperpartisan California Democrat might lose:
President Barack Obama is telling California Democrats that their liberal Sen. Barbara Boxer might lose her re-election race unless they work hard for her campaign.
And Mrs. Boxer wants us to “get excited like the tea party people.” Just not quite sure though how having her supporters dress well is going to help her electoral prospects.