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In conversations with local voters over the last few weeks, I’ve
discussed several abusive practices the Democrats used recently to
ram bad policy ideas through the legislature. These practices draw
virtually uniform condemnation, regardless of whether the voters
are registered as Republicans or Democrats. That’s no surprise.
They threaten representative democracy, something every citizen of
any party has an interest in, and are so manifestly unfair that
they cannot be defended even along party lines.
What is a surprise, however, is that these abuses are so bad
that even the usual Democratic cheerleaders in the mainstream press
are beginning to complain.
One of these abuses practices – cooking the books to hide the
amount of public money spent by the Legislature – exploded in the
press when Democratic Assemblyman Anthony Portantino complained
that his own party’s leadership cut his office budget in
retaliation for his vote against the state budget. The mainstream
press, represented by the Los Angeles Times and a few other papers,
actually filed suit against the Democrat controlled Legislature to
get timely, honest accountings.
The Republicans have… Read More