He warned, “Obviously, I’m concerned about voter fraud. The possibility [and] probability of that is quite high.”
He added, “The referendum on these two years of Gavin Newsom is going to be so profound in our direction that even when they cheat, they’re still going to lose, and I’m the overwhelming leading candidate to replace them.”
Elder identified economic ruin wrought by lockdowns, ostensibly decreed to reduce coronavirus transmission, as a primary cause of public discontent with Newsom.
“A third of all small businesses — many of them are owned by black and brown people, the people the left prides itself on caring about — are gone forever because of what this man did,” he remarked. He said Californians resent “the way Gavin Newsom shut down this state, ignoring science”: