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Kashkari plays up Republican loyalty on talk radio
Kashkari plays up Republican loyalty on talk radio

It was Neel Kashkari’s third gig as a talk radio guest host since he emerged from last month’s primary as Gov. Jerry Brown’s Republican challenger, and the pressure was on to walk the party line. One caller asked if Kashkari had “the cojones to take on the unions.” Another, Michael in Long Beach, wondered how he’d get Californians to give up food stamps and other “freebies from the government.” A co-host pressed Kashkari on “illegal alien children” entering the country from Mexico. For seven hours this week, Kashkari played up his partisan Republican credentials on Fresno and L.A. radio stations. Yes, he assured listeners of KABC-AM 790 in Los Angeles on Wednesday, he will challenge...

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