There is a bright side, even to minor setbacks.
John Cox, the Chicago-Machine style politician who has never won a race for public office, who lied about Travis Allen's record on life, could not buy the endorsement of the California Republican Party this morning.
It's too bad, though, that the state party has this clear fracture, but so does the Democratic Party. In fact, the endorsement process was so fraught for the California Democrats, that for many of the Democratic Party incumbents, they could not get the endorsement, which includes Dianne Feinstein, Xavier Becerra, and even Gavin Newsom, the supposedly progressive favorite to win governor among all the Democrats.
This is pretty distressing for the left, but can the conservative and no-longer silent majority raise enough heaven to have an impact going forward?
That's what Travis Allen is calling for: