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Is the GOP's anti-tax wrath a mere wraith?
Contra Costa Times ^ | 02/26/2011 | Steven Harmon

Posted on 03/01/2011 6:21:01 PM PST by fifedom

Conservative(s)... are keeping the heat on Republicans who may be considering taxes. They're relying on a well-worn axiom: that the wrath of GOP voters will fall on any Republican who breaks from the party ranks. But the experience of the six California Republicans who voted to hike taxes in 2009 suggests that the accepted wisdom is more like an urban legend.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: California
KEYWORDS: antitaxpledge; arnold; turncoats
It is sad but true that the turncoats have done quite well by themselves. Two won state-wide Republican primaries. Two got cushy jobs from Arnold. One was elected to a plum county job.
1 posted on 03/01/2011 6:21:08 PM PST by fifedom
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