It’s interesting how the Governor tends to make a bunch of his appointments at ‘closing time’ on Fridays. Why is that?
Well, yesterday was no exception. At the end of the day, Arnold announced the appointment of 26 new Superior Court Judges… So as an excercize in editing, here is a brief summary of them, broken down by county and political party of the appointee. Before I go on, let me drop the good news and the bad news on you. Nearly 2/3 of the new judges are Republicans, which is a significantly higher GOP percentage for the Governor than we have (unfortunately) gotten used to. But, many of these appointments are to smaller (and definately more Republican) Counties. We’ll keep an eye out on how his appointments in the big counties look in the near future… The bad news? Well, if you are from San Joaquin County, both of the new judges are from the party of Hillary Clinton. And if you are from the Republican County of San Bernardino… Somehow with six new judges appointed there, only two of them are Republicans… … Read More