Saturday, May 16, 2009

Once again, local news best served from abroad...

Which blog member resides in the most questionable state? The battle rages on.

This coming Tuesday I'm supposed to vote on a bunch of special ballet measures that won't solve California's budget fiasco and aren't going to pass anyway. In a special election costing millions. I stopped asking "why" about any of this state's disfunctions a long time ago. Fortunately, The Economist perseveres.

The ungovernable state
As California ceases to function like a sensible state, a new constitution looks both necessary and likely...

My favorite moment of snark? "This makes for a state legislature full of mad-eyed extremists in a state that otherwise has surprising numbers of reasonable citizens."


  1. Do I qualify as an "otherwise reasonable citizen"? I need to know.

  2. Also, fyi, the California Supreme Court will be ruling on Prop 8 on Tuesday. We'll see whether California can recover any of its lost credibility on this one ...