Republican Rep. Ed Royce dropped a bombshell Monday, announcing that he would not seek reelection. His surprise retirement decision scrambles the field in an already competitive race for the 39th Congressional District.
The GOP’s gang of losers went to work immediately.
One of the first Republicans to jump in the race was former Assemblywoman Young Kim.
A few hours after Kim announced, former state Senate GOP leader Bob Huff said he would run.
The open congressional seat is an attractive prize for other Republican losers. The news is even worse for the GOP, the race has already drawn more than half a dozen Democrats.
The Los Angeles Times has the whole rundown. It isn’t pretty if you’re a California Republican. Then again, if you’re a California Republican, you’re used to losing.