Politicians will look for any port in a storm. A recent Riverside Press Enterprise column talked about a conversation between the Governor and Assembly Anthony Adams where the Governor reportedly laughed and said that Adams now knows how Schwarzenegger feels when he is on John and Ken, relating to Adams conversation with the talk show hosts about his "openness" to voting for a tax increase.
Adams, of course, is looking for allies wherever he can find them, and, of course, the Governor is a good ally. The problem Adams faces is the same one the Governor faces. The Governor has already publicly indicated his desire to break the promises he made to get elected Governor. Adams needs support because he also wants to break his promises, and he knows that, if he does, he is in trouble, the same trouble as a Paul Horcher or a Doris Allen or a Brian Setencich. These notorious oathbreakers sought power under false pretenses by cutting unholy deals with the Democrats, and lost that power at the hands of Republican voters. Adams, who is a nice guy, could have the same thing happen to him. So he seeks any port in the storm, this time, the port he is seeking is… Read More