Against that measure, Fiorina over-performed. That she was a new candidate who never held political office and had to build statewide name recognition also is important. This was not a race between two experienced political leaders, but a long-serving Senator vs. a new candidate.
" If no one among us is capable of governing himself, then who among us has the capacity to govern someone else ? "
Don't believe me....just look at the last Governor election in 2014. Kashkari got the requisite 40% Republican vote and still got trounced. The reality is....the GOP could put up a ham sandwich and they are going to get 40% of the vote.
I like her, she pulls no punches.