Posted by: New Class Traitor | April 21, 2010

California, the Beholden State, is 0bama’s ideal?

In the real world, California spent itself into de facto bankruptcy, and tax-paying Californians as well as the companies employing them are leaving in droves for places like Texas. In BHOzo’s alternate universe, “Washington needs to be more like California“.

Tim Cavanaugh explains why California hasn’t even seen the worst of its woes. He refers to a long, very detailed, and very depressing, piece by Steve Malanga on how public sector unions gradually saddled the state with unsustainable entitlements: “The Beholden State“. Read this latter article in detail. And weep.

UPDATE: Maybe true, definitely (and sadly) believable.

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  1. This is something the GOP should be hammering home between now and November. These platinum-plated pension and benefits packages are unsustainable and any candidate who runs as a defecit hawk can’t be taken seriously as long as they’re catering to the SEIU and AFSCME…


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