In appearances over the weekend, the Democrat quotes from the Gospel of Luke and Proverbs, drops Latin terms and takes jabs at Meg Whitman, his likely opponent in the governor’s race.
By Cathleen Decker
April 18, 2010
Jerry Brown is back in the game, with all the intellectual sass and occasional goofiness that entails. On Sunday morning, his campaign for governor took him to the pulpits of several African American churches in South Los Angeles, where he tried mightily to hew to the pastors’ pleas to keep it short.
“Good morning, and it’s a real good morning right here at First AME,” he says at the city’s oldest African Methodist Episcopal church, sounding like an over-caffeinated radio weatherman. “Thanks. That’s all I’m going to say, but we’re all rising together, right? So we’ve got our challenges ahead of us, but together we can put people first.”
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