Yes. The public is no longer "buying it." A Sam Newhouse paper rated a few years ago as the most liberal paper in the U.S. in cities over 125,000.
A good sign though that Kevin Mannix did as well as he did.
The liberals really promoted Saxton for GOP candidate for governor.
It didn't work: the most conservative person who spent half the money the others did, won the nomination anyway.
I hope all conservatives in Oregon will rally behind him in November