Behind the Wheel of That Town-car. Isn’t that? Couldn’t Be.
While Democrat Jerry Brown and Republican Meg Whitman duke it out to become California’s 39th governor, the 35th occupant of the state Capitol’s so-called “horseshoe” could care less.
He’s more worried about air in the tires and gas in the tank of his way-over-100,000-miles-and- probably-closer-to-200,000-miles-on-the-odometer town car because it has to get him and his wife across the country to Virginia.
Recently, George and Gloria Deukmejian left their Long Beach home to drive from coast to coast.
The 82-year-old former governor and his wife of 53 years are taking their time, driving two or three hours each day.
They’ve only got the first four or so stops planned. After that, it’s wherever strikes their fancy.
To wile away the hours, books on tape seem a likelier bet than Johnny Cash or The Beatles’ “Drive My Car.”
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