California Republican U.S. Senate candidate Carly Fiorina has increased her lead over Democratic incumbent Barbara Boxer to five percentage points according to a new CBS 5 KPIX-TV poll released Thursday, which also shows gubernatorial candidates Democrat Jerry Brown and Republican Meg Whitman in a dead heat..
..Proposition 19, which would legalize marijuana in California and allow it to be regulated and taxed, continues to be supported by voters according to the poll. Results show Prop. 19 passing 50 to 40 percent, unchanged from the CBS 5 poll conducted a month ago.
Now, you may think there is some sort of causal connection here, one way or the other, (hippy lettuce ingestion causing a change in voting pattern, or despairing hippies loading up on the weed as they consider the prospect of Fiorina's inevitable victory) but you would be incorrect in that line of speculation. No. The explanation is very simple.
As I have patiently pointed out time and time again, Fiorina is on the road to victory over Madame..er..Senator.. Boxer because she has had Terry Gilliam of Monty Python fame doing her campaign spots: