Now Fox News is getting in on the action.
Henry Waxman, facing two major redistricting reforms followed by a strong, well-funded independent challenger, has force the 38-year incumbent to campaign for real for the first time.
Waxman is not telling the truth. Twice during his tenure -- 1986, 2008 -- Waxman did not have a viable, major party challenger. Often, Waxman has bragged that he never had to mount a serious campaign throughout his career.
Of course, this development served him but not the voters or the state. He may dole out favors and respond to individual requests, but a Congressman is on call to defend the constitution, protecting our rights and maintaining fiscal solvency in the fact of growing debts and deficits which are destroying the future of this country.
Fernando Guerra of Loyola Marymount University offered up his opinion on the race, both flawed and perhaps biased: