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Celebrity awe and working class angst: Gray Davis on how Donald Trump won

Gray Davis explains how celebrity, working class woes lifted Donald Trump

Former California Gov. Gray Davis lost to a Republican celebrity with no political experience. In a Nov. 10, 2016 talk with Sacramento Bee Political Editor Amy Chance, Davis explains how Donald Trump pulled off a similar win. Video courtesy of the
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Former California Gov. Gray Davis lost to a Republican celebrity with no political experience. In a Nov. 10, 2016 talk with Sacramento Bee Political Editor Amy Chance, Davis explains how Donald Trump pulled off a similar win. Video courtesy of the

Voters frustrated with their government choose a Republican celebrity with no political experience over a Democrat with a lengthy government resume.

Sound familiar? It certainly does to former California Gov. Gray Davis, who yielded his seat to political novice and movie veteran Arnold Schwarzenegger. In a conversation with Sacramento Bee politics editor Amy Chance, Davis offered some thoughts on how history repeated itself with Republican President-elect Donald Trump.

Jeremy B. White: 916-326-5543, @CapitolAlert

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