Skip to comments.You've Already Won, GOP (Red Arnold Flack Urges CAGOP To Capitulate Alert)
Posted on 08/10/2007 12:13:45 PM PDT by goldstategop
Senate Republicans don't seem to know how to declare victory and walk away from the table. If they continue to hold up the budget -- especially for non-budget issues -- after getting what they asked for in vetoes, the process implodes, negotiations will start from scratch, and we will likely lose the billions of dollars in reductions contained in the bill passed by the Assembly.
Schwarzenegger has worked very well with Republicans on such issues as reforming workers' compensation, cutting the car tax, building prisons, increasing the water supply and protecting the "three strikes" law. He has worked equally well with Democrats on fighting global warming, reforming healthcare, raising the minimum wage and protecting education funding. The center is where most Californians are, and that's why the centrist governor has enjoyed strong public support.
There are good ideas on both sides of the political aisle, and legislators in Sacramento -- Republican and Democrat -- are fighting for principled reasons. But sometimes compromise really does produce the best public policy, and when you cannot compromise, the perfect becomes the enemy of the good.
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"Show me just what Mohammed brought that was new, and there you will find things only evil and inhuman, such as his command to spread by the sword the faith he preached." - Manuel II Palelologus
“...besides the Governor himself, there isn’t ONE real conservative in the inner circle of the Schwarzenegger Administration.”
The next real conservative in the Schwarzenegger administration will be the first, including the governor himself.
Probably would have sounded better as:
because of the Governor, there isn't ONE conservative in the Schwarzenegger Administration.