Jack Loyd-Grisham, Candidate for California, Musician
and Surfer: 20th August
interview Jack Loyd-Grisham who is running for governer
steps out of the water, and into the political arena.
report from Maroubra Beach, Sydney, Australia, acrosss
if you mean political background I have none.
should you be considered for the top job in California?
I really don't want to do it and it always amazes
me that these candidates would spend 10's of millions
of dollars for a job that's 24 hours a day and only
pays 170 grand.
political party do you represent, and why?
represent the true Independent party because I believe
that once elected to office you should represent all
the people equally instead of being the democratic
governor or the republican governor of California
you should just be ' the Governor".
do you stand for?
believe I stand for the people that cannot stand for
don't you stand for?
greed and fear.
are your main supporters? - why?
that has sat and talked to me for any length of time
because they can taste my sincerity, my passion and
my willingness to sacrifice all I have for the benefit
of our people.
detractors? - why?
the same reasons as above I am frightening to the
people that would force their will upon an overly
you got the job, what would the first things you would
do, from a practical and administrative perspective?
would establish a budget cap to control the rampant
spending of our present government then I would start
from the top eliminating waste and outdated programs
to free up more money for our pressing social responsibilities.
if you didn't get in, and one of the others did, do
you prefer Arnie, Abner or someone else? - why?
majority of other candidates are the same as they've
always been, wolves in sheeps clothing.
your not running in political circles, what keep you
am a surfer and I spend my time with my wife and two
children and in various community causes.
are you most well known for?
am the singer in an American punk rock band "
True Sounds Of Liberty ".
would you like to be known for?
kind and gentle.
and why did you decide to run for California?
was tired of seeing people hurt and dumped on.
are so many politicians held in disdain?
they are liars and power hungry.
your current effort a one off shot, or would you run
again in the future,if need be?
I will do whatever I can to bring about change.
do people who know you well say about Jack?
I wear my heart on my sleeve and that they can go
to me with problems or concerns and I will hold their
other media coverage have you attracted recently,
and in the past?
- print ads- radio
the Sac Bee been fair and balanced to all the candidates?
believe it is our job to look after each other and
to respect our environment.
for California, respect for Californian's.
the best thing about living in California?
Disneyland ( smiles).
all the buzz has settled down, what will you do to
a surf with the kids and then keep working.
note: Our more interesting and unique political based
interview to date. Jack sounds like a man of strong
morals and principles...what's he running for : )
For Governor official website
Sounds of Liberty official website
Surfing Portal (Greg Tingle's sports / surfing website)