Tag Archives: Meg Whitman

Meg Whitman Tapped To Run HP

Failed politician and former eBay CEO Meg Whitman has been hired to run the foundering HP, who last month pulled the plug on their brand new line of tablets. Whitman replaces current CEO Leo Apotheker after a short-lived,11-month stint, as the Silicon Valley giant continued its steep decline in both profit and investor confidence. HP not only suffers from poor ...

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CALIFORNIA: Attorney General Jerry Brown Defeats Meg “$150M” Whitman

Meg Whitman pissed away $150M of her own money in her losing bid to Attorney General Jerry Brown, giving her the all-time global record for most money ever wasted on a losing political campaign. Please please let there be a photo op when the Guiness Book Of Hilarious Records shows up at her house tomorrow. On a more serious note, ...

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Nate Silver’s Final Governorships Forecast

Larger interactive version here. We’re certainly enjoying that dark blue in California, aren’t we? Florida remains troublesome, with teabagger and Medicare fraudster Rick Scott maintaining a slight lead over Democrat Alex Sink. In Illinois state Sen. Bill Brady is in a toss-up with Gov. Pat Quinn, who had the unenviable job of taking over for Rod Blogojevich. In Minnesota former ...

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New York Times Asks: Why Aren’t Gays Fired Up Against Meg Whitman?

The New York Times observes that there appears to be “little passion” among LGBT voters regarding the outcome of California’s gubernatorial race. And that’s curious because Meg Whitman has vowed to attempt to defend Proposition 8 in the Ninth Circuit Court, should she be elected. Intervention would be an “unprecedented situation,” said Erwin Chemerinsky, dean of the law school at ...

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CALIFORNIA: AG Jerry Brown Holding Nice Lead Over Meg Whitman

The last couple of polls including the one published yesterday show Attorney General Jerry Brown sitting on a rather comfortable lead over Meg Whitman. That’s potentially good news regarding Proposition 8.

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Paid For By Meg Whitman Who Invented Everything Good In California

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Meg Whitman IS The Governator

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CALIFORNIA: Jerry Brown Increases Slight Lead Over Meg Whitman

Polling averages still call it a toss-up, but yesterday’s Survey USA poll shows Jerry Brown with a seven-point lead over Meg Whitman, who doesn’t appear to have been seriously damaged by her housekeeper scandal.

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California Nurses Against Meg Whitman

The California Nurses Association is launching a Queen Meg 2010 bus tour in opposition to Meg Whitman. Here’s their music video.

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Brown Leads Whitman By 3 Points

Maid-gate doesn’t appear to be having an effect on Meg Whitman yet, as several polls completed over the weekend show Jerry Brown’s lead shrinking slightly.

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Whitman Vs. Brown On Maid-Gate

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Anti-Immigrant Group Calls For Arrest Of Meg Whitman And Her Housekeeper

The Americans For Legal Immigration (ALIPAC) have issued a press release calling for the arrests of Meg Whitman and her former housekeeper for violating employment and immigration laws. “We need equal justice for both the illegal alien and the employer,” said William Gheen, President of ALIPAC. “Nicky Diaz should be charged and deported and Meg Whitman should face the existing ...

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Trouble With The Help For Meg Whitman

California gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman is having some trouble with the help. Namely, her former housekeeper of nine years who today revealed herself as an undocumented worker amid claims that Whitman was an abusive employer. Flanked by attorney Gloria Allred, former Whitman employee Nicandra Diaz made the accusations at a tearful Los Angeles press conference Wednesday. Diaz said she asked ...

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Equality California Launches Ad Campaign Against Meg Whitman

They’ve also launched an ad against Attorney General candidate Steve Cooley, who gets similar treatment.

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CALIFORNIA: Meg Whitman Dismissed As Juror In Child Molestation Case

California GOP gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman has been dismissed as a potential juror in a child molestation case after telling the court that she could not give the case her “100% best” due to the campaign. The accused man is alleged to have molested several boys, leading attorneys to ridiculously ask the potential jurors if they feel that homosexuality is ...

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Lambda Legal Responds To Meg Whitman’s Planned Defense Of Proposition 8

Meg Whitman surprised no one when she announced this weekend that if she becomes governor of California, she will defend Proposition 8 in court, something Schwarzenegger declined to do. However many are questioning whether the timing of both the election and the appeal to the Ninth Circuit would allow Whitman to do so. Karen Ocamb spoke to Lambda Legal’s Jon ...

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Meg Whitman: I’ll Defend Prop 8

GOP gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman has announced that she will defend Prop 8 in court if elected. “The issue right now is, as I understand is ‘Will Proposition 8 have the appropriate support to actually make an appeal to the circuit court of appeals?’ ” Whitman said. “And I think the governor, the attorney general today has to defend the ...

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Former Big Business CEOs Whitman And Fiorina Advance In California GOP Primary

Former eBay CEO Meg Whitman and former HP CEO Carly Fiorina both won their California GOP primaries yesterday. Whitman will take on former Gov. Jerry Brown in November, Fiorina will challenge U.S. Senate veteran Barbara Boxer. Whitman spent a staggering $71M of her own money on her campaign, making Fiorina’s mere $5M personal outlay seem almost miserly. RELATED: California voters ...

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Meg Whitman Sold Porn And That’s (Apparently) A Bad Thing

California GOP candidate for governor Steve Poizner has released an ad attacking former eBay CEO and fellow candidate Meg Whitman because eBay sells porn. “Do Republicans want a governor who directly profited from selling pornography and sex paraphernalia?” Oy brother. There are a LOT of reasons to despise Meg Whitman, but this ain’t one of them.

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Meg Whitman Wigs Out At Own Presser

Former eBay CEO and candidate for California governor Meg Whitman had the media thrown out of the press conference that SHE called. Loves it. (Via – Boy Culture)

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