On politics in the Golden State

« Previous Post | PolitiCal Home | Next Post »

Jerry Brown bumped as Mubarak steps down

February 11, 2011 |  9:25 am

Gov. Jerry Brown’s first television appearance since becoming governor was preempted Friday by the news that Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak had resigned.

Los Angeles Fox station KTTV cut away from a live interview with Brown on Good Day LA to announce the Egyptian leader’s resignation.

Brown did not get much of a chance to talk about his push for a special election in June. But before the cut away, he did manage to describe for viewers his sense of the differences between Democratic and Republican lawmakers.

“They look different; they dress different,” Brown said. “The Democrats tend to be from the coast and the Republicans tend to be more inland -- more desert people, more mountain people. Whereas the Democrats are more ocean people, more urban people.

“Good things come out of the desert,” Brown added. “Jesus came out of the desert.”

-- Anthony York