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Eights day out, Jerry Brown makes debut fall campaign stop
Eights day out, Jerry Brown makes debut fall campaign stop

Jerry Brown has never been one to abide by custom, so it would not have been altogether unusual—for him, at least—to run an entire fall campaign without making a single campaign appearance. But just eight days before a statewide vote he seems destined to win, California’s Democratic governor edged with a minimum of fanfare Monday onto the campaign trail. The setting was a strip-mall branch of the state party, wedged  between a cosmetology school and beauty supply shop, where he delivered a stream-of-consciousness pitch that included references, among other digressions,  to the Gold Rush, Moses and McDonald’s. Summed up, Brown’s message was that...

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