Skip to comments.Jindal cuts La. budget 25% and sky doesn't fall
Posted on 11/07/2011 5:16:33 AM PST by TigerClaws
is a contributing editor at National Review, who frequently appears on CNN, Fox News Channel, and MSNBC
One gubernatorial election ended early this fall, when Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal won the state's blanket primary Oct. 22. Under Louisiana's system, all candidates of all parties are listed on the ballot, and if no one gets 50 percent, the top two finishers go to a runoff. Jindal blew past the threshold with 66 percent.
Jindal's reelection was unusual in several respects. The only previous time the state has not had a runoff was his election in 2007. He is only the fourth Republican governor in the last 125 years in Louisiana, and one of those four switched over from the Democrats in office. Jindal's best-known challenger this year was a schoolteacher, who raised less than 1 percent of the incumbent's campaign treasury. The Democratic State Central Committee declined to endorse any candidate running on its party label.
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Jindal was the voice of a suffering Louisiana while Obama flaunted his disdain for the state's economic and environmental health.
Were ‘women and minorities hit hardest’ when the sky didn’t fall?
I have been impressed with Governor Jindal for a long time.
The only previous time the state has not had a runoff was his election in 2007.
Well close ......
Mike Foster  and Edwin Edwards  won the ‘jungle primaries’ with over 50% thus no runoff was held.
If the sky does fall it will fall on the union thugs and other blood suckers on the public dole!!!
Louisiana residents: how much of it is real budget cuts and not just the ending of federal post-Katrina spending?
Jindal is a Perry supporter..... just sayin’
I’m saying that many here think Jindal is doing a good job, which he is. He came out in support of Perry very early on. The Gulf states have the potential to band together to create jobs. Tapping into our resources has always been Palin’s priority just as it is Perry’s. I just wish people wouldn’t be so judgmental when it comes to Perry. Yes he said something stupid and yes he has a stupid policy which should be addressed but he is conservative on everything else. These are dangerous times and we need a President who will protect our Second Amendment rights. I think Perry is that person.
A reading of the article will answer that question for you.
We all get one black mark—lol!