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Opinion: Gov. Newsom Should Put Identity Politics Aside in Appointing Next Senator

By Dan Walters | CalMatters Columnist The jousting over Gov. Gavin Newsom’s appointment of a U.S. senator to succeed Vice President-elect Kamala Harris is fast becoming the epitome — or nadir — of identity politics. It’s a mindset in which the personalities, talents, character and accomplishments of individual human beings are secondary to being defined […]