Orange County Register
September 29, 2022
“The two candidates express contrasting visions toward bread-and-butter issues such as taxes, government spending and inflation…
“…Steel has amassed a solid moderate-conservative record. She generally voted against misguided federal spending bills, opposed the absurd PRO Act, which would put a federal thumb on the scale in favor of unionization efforts, and voted to repeal the 2002 authorization for use of military force.
“…We disagree with Steel on several issues, but she consistently advocates for lower taxes and fewer government regulations. She understands the root cause of inflation is too much government spending.
“Steel has also made a point of working across the aisle, yielding tangible results like the Access to Baby Formula Act of 2022, which was signed into law by President Biden…
“Jay Chen is running a standard hard-left campaign. Chen’s “solution” to inflation is to use his office to punish whoever he considers to be price gougers. He actually proposed the discredited idea of a windfall profits tax on companies if they earn “too much” money. Instead of showing concern about federal spending, Chen defends myriad giveaway programs. He also has the habit of leveling overheated allegations against Steel and descending into overwrought talking points.
“We didn’t endorse Steel in her last congressional race, but she has amassed a noteworthy record and was impressively adept at defending it in our recent interview. This time, we enthusiastically endorse Michelle Steel for Congress.”
Read the rest here.