Arnold Steinberg

Arnold Steinberg is the author of Whiplash! From JFK to Donald Trump: A Political Odyssey.

Politics & Policy

Farewell, Cruz?

LOS ANGELES–There might be one final wild card left in the California recall race: What if Cruz Bustamante resigns? A Davis Democrat spread the rumor last night. Such talk could reflect ...
Politics & Policy

Quitting in a Huff

LOS ANGELES–Arianna Huffington has quit the California recall race. Instead of voiting Arianna, she urges three “No” votes and one “Yes” from her supporters next Tuesday. “No” on: the recall, ...
Politics & Policy

Inside McClintock’S Head

LOS ANGELES–Republican candidate for California governor Tom McClintock is honorable and principled, intelligent and serious. He can be plainspoken in his eloquence. Now, with the election barely a week away, ...
Politics & Policy

Debating The Debate

LOS ANGELES–The League of Women Voters is a familiar political-debate sponsor. Its seemingly moderate president moderates. And there are always the inevitably fair questions: Where do you stand on a ...
Politics & Policy

Ninth Recants

Last week, a three-judge panel of the renegade Ninth Circuit postponed the California recall election. As predicted, the court acted on its own to overturn the panel. Today it ...