UC Irvine political science professor, longtime Orange County election watcher and former Weekly Man Bites Dogma columnist Mark Petracca, agrees with Fleischman, not about Mimi's jerkiness but prospects for the donkey party. “I actually don’t think the Democrats running for Congress have as good a chance as everybody thinks they do," Petracca told Politico. "… They’re closer than they were 20 years ago. But they’re still not there yet.”

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