* Debra Saunders compares Meg Whitman’s “inevitability model” to Hillary Clinton’s, and thinks Poizner might be better situated than people are giving him credit. That might be true, but mail ballots are going out next week. He needs some sort of knockout punch sooner rather than later. Is Goldman enough?
* Paul Rodriguez, who was going around pimping for the Resnicks and other big Fresno corporate and Westlands water interests, claims that he was appointed to the Water Commission. Arnold’s people say that’s not true. Ooh, is there a little tiff in the astroturf land?
* Speaking of water, the feds are setting up a new commission on California water issues.
* John Laird made his announcement for SD-15 official. Gooooo John!