Always wonderful to speak with Carla Marinucci of the San Francisco Chronicle.
Jessica Levinson, a law professor at Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, said another problem for Steyer is the perception that he may have been a one-issue candidate.
“Can you excite people into voting on climate change and environmental issues?’’ she asked.
The lack of support for Steyer’s candidacy may have been dramatized this week, as a number of leading Democrats lined up to back Harris, and others called for Villaraigosa to get into the race. Even after donating an estimated $71 million to Democratic causes during the last election cycle, Steyer’s trial balloon didn’t elicit calls for him to make the run.
“Team Tom was not trending,’’ Levinson said.