Urbin Report

Friday, September 05, 2003

Democrats Expected To Ambush Arnold

California Democrats are planning an 11th-hour "late hit" on GOP gubernatorial front-runner Arnold Schwarzenegger, mirroring tactics used to defeat other California Republicans and deployed against President Bush in the 2000 election.

Former Reagan adviser and veteran GOP strategist Ken Kachigian tells columnist George Will that the strategy has become the Democrats' "trademark," and he warns that the last-minute ploy is almost always successful.