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Do You Trust A Candidate -- Meg Whitman -- Who Has Spent $140 Million Of Her Own Money To Try To Win California's Governorship?

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Fri, Oct 15, 2010 at 6:06 AM

click to enlarge Is Meg Whitman trying to buy the state's top office? - TED SOQUI
  • Ted Soqui
  • Is Meg Whitman trying to buy the state's top office?
Comments are raging about who won this week's California gubernatorial debate between Meg Whitman and Jerry Brown.

Both sides have good points -- with some questioning the true success of Meg Whitman's tenure at eBay and others pointing out that the last time Jerry Brown was governor the Golden State wasn't exactly rolling in dough.

Our commenter du jour, however, brings up a good question about Whitman: Should we trust some one who has spent so much of her own money (actually $140 million and counting) for the state's top job?

Writes Ramon Sombrero:

Meg Whitman is on an expensive ego trip. Anyone who spends 120 Million and more of their own money for a political office has lost all touch with common sense. Ill vote for Brown ...

What do you think?

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