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Hey, for One Thing, Meg Whitman Has Never Hung Out With Homicidal Cult Leaders

I guess we could call this the Demonsheep effect.

Fans of Jerry Brown — California Nurses Association PAC Committee and Faculty for Our University’s Future, a Committee Sponsored by the California Faculty Association — are putting words in the mouth of Republican candidate Meg Whitman, by using a little animated avatar that reminds me of the Spitting Image puppets.

Really? This is how California unions want to play this — using a grotesque CGI caricature to put words in opponents’ mouths? Because their guy is a 71-year-old who used to hang out with Jim “Drink the Kool-Aid” Jones and whose current speech style is generously described as “rambling” and “slightly senile.”

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