19 Total Quotes

Allan Hoffenblum Quotes

For most of the Republicans running for office -- if they are a challenger and not an incumbent -- unless the Republican nominee for governor gets in the high 50s (percent), it's awfully difficult for them to win.
Allan Hoffenblum
#Office

They ran a Republican campaign in a Democratic state, and they saw that yesterday in the results.
Allan Hoffenblum
#Republican

He needs to reconnect with soft Democrats and independent voters, keep the rhetoric and the jokes down, and come up with some good ideas,
Allan Hoffenblum
#Democrats

Pick yourself up, dust yourself off, and get back on the horse again. That's my advice to him, which I believe he will do because he's a natural optimist, ... No matter what happens on Election Night, he'll figure out a way to say 'This is fantastic.'
Allan Hoffenblum
#Advice

When the governor started going after those public employee unions he made those rookie mistakes that we learned back in the '70s. And it does nothing but get you in trouble.
Allan Hoffenblum
#Mistakes

If all the initiatives go down, partisan Democrats will say, 'We beat him today, now let's go beat him next year,'
Allan Hoffenblum
#Democrats

Gilchrist has the most emotional issue. A lot of people hate illegal immigration. And on that issue alone he is going to be able to motivate (voters). There's a lot of frustration and nobody is coming up with any answers.
Allan Hoffenblum
#Hate

If he was still up there with 61 percent approval and had broad support, he might sign it.
Allan Hoffenblum
#Approval

Arnold seems inept, ... What is he doing running around having town meetings? His campaign seems completely unfocused.
Allan Hoffenblum
#Meetings

Look, the muscle magazine thing was just stupid and he doesn't want to talk about his past womanizing, ... He's made a lot of mistakes, but corruption is not one of them.
Allan Hoffenblum
#Past

[But they're not.] He's one of the wealthiest governors ever in America, so he has some involvements, ... None of this is corruption because he does not personally profit.
Allan Hoffenblum
#America

He's one of the wealthiest governors ever in America, so he has some involvements. None of this is corruption because he does not personally profit.
Allan Hoffenblum
#America

Look, the muscle magazine thing was just stupid and he doesn't want to talk about his past womanizing. He's made a lot of mistakes, but corruption is not one of them.
Allan Hoffenblum
#Past

Arnold seems inept. What is he doing running around having town meetings? His campaign seems completely unfocused.
Allan Hoffenblum
#Meetings

It would certainly be a major upset for McCloskey to defeat Pombo, but McCloskey will add a lot of drama and theater to the race.
Allan Hoffenblum
#Defeat

Republicans were basically sent to Siberia.
Allan Hoffenblum
#Republicans

Republican became a bad word among Hispanics of all stripes here in California. The only ones who dispute that are in total and complete denial.
Allan Hoffenblum
#Republican

I think he's in serious difficulty. I think a lot of people are unhappy with him.
Allan Hoffenblum
#Difficulty

Cook is rather strong as a Democrat in a district that is so strongly Republican.
Allan Hoffenblum
#Republican