Skip to comments.Editorial: You did it! Uh, so what now?
Posted on 05/20/2009 10:42:07 AM PDT by SmithL
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> That article was a draft prepared for internal discussion among members of The Bee’s editorial board.<
And Bill did not have sex with that woman.
Re your #88 - that was most excellent!
Compassion ends when state workers get fired to pay for illegal aliens.
It just keeps getting funnier. LOL!
Here's the editor's laundry list of cliches to explain what went wrong yesterday:
Not just simple reforms, such as requiring only a majority vote to pass a budget, but larger ones, too: more transparency in the Legislature and the Governor's Office; less ballot-box budgeting; more accountable schools, cities, counties and special districts; modernized and more efficient government, including pay and benefits for the reality of life in the 21st century. In other words, make Californians feel they are getting their money's worth from the governments they pay for.
He just don't get it -- do he?
Note to our readers: Many of the comments below refer to an article that was posted in error. That article was a draft prepared for internal discussion among members of The Bee's editorial board. Such discussions are a routine part of our work, and frequently lead to editorials that are considerably different from writers' first drafts.
That's what happened in this case. After discussion, we decided that our initial editorial about the special election should take a different tack. The result was the editorial that now appears on this page. This editorial is the only editorial about the special election that appeared in Wednesday's editions of The Bee.
David Holwerk, Editorial Page Editor, The Sacramento Bee
BWAHAHAHA! They are SOOOO busted!
Somebody please make sure this gets into an archive, somewhere!
The Sacramento Bee is a wholly pwned subsidiary of Komrade Urkel Enterprises.
Somehow..., I have a mental image of the author as the pudgy little kid who stomped out of my third grade classroom swearing that he was going to hold his breath until he died (because his "Brilliant" ideas had been rejected by his classmates)!
They changed the title and rewrote the editorial.
Apparently their readers were not pleased. (No wonder!)
Sacbee scolds voters, then hides after Limbaugh calls them on it.
I could not believe this when I heard it...idiots!
Sure, the legislators and the governor run the government, but, who elected the idiots in the first place? California voters brought all those problems upon themselves.
I suspect that California's elections are similar to those at a national level - the choices of candidates dwindles to 2 or 3 drones, both from the left, the only difference being one has a "D" next to his name and the other, an "R". In these situations, it's impossible to NOT choose a poor candidate.
To put it in perspective, look at our national Presidential election last November - we ultimately ended up with a choice between a socialist with no economic sense and a marxist/fascist with a desire to destroy the country. The marxist won, but given the previous behavior of the socialist, that selection would have proven problematic as well.
When only idiots are running for office, one would expect that only idiots will win elections.
Now compare that tho how they're treating Obama. It's obvious to most anybody that the press is primarily the PR arm of the DNC. As such, it is exceedingly difficult for even a moderately conservative candidate to get elected especially in larger cities like Sacramento where the press is in lockstep with the local freeloader population.
>Compassion ends when state workers get fired to pay for illegal aliens.<
I get madder than heck when I hear about budget problems and remember what happened with Prop 187.
I know we need to drastically reduce the size and reach of government, but putting illegal aliens before our native born/naturalized citizens is wrong.
Maybe I could have more sympathy for the illegals if they were all trying to assimilate, but too many of them want to remain loyal to their country of origin or turn our country into whatever 3rd world Krapistan they came from. I suppose a lot of legal immigrants have that mindset as well, which is why, IMO, all immigration should be more restricted.
Weren’t the 9/11 guys all here on student visas or something?
The &*shats in government don’t care about us. I’m not angry at illegal aliens so much as I am our elected officials who dump all over us and wreck our country for a vote.
If the borders were as they should be, and laws were stricter and actually enforced, they wouldn’t be coming in droves. Our government is to blame for that.
I love my country, but I hate the government for ruining it.
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