Skip to comments.California delgates have more on their mind than Obama re-election
Posted on 09/05/2012 10:05:09 AM PDT by SmithL
CHARLOTTE, N.C. The welcome packet for California delegates attending this week's Democratic National Convention includes a letter from state party Chairman John Burton calling the four-day political gathering the "kickoff for our final push to victory in November."
"When we return to California, we've got a real fight on our hands," the letter reads.
Burton wasn't talking about re-electing President Barack Obama. The opponent California Democrats "must defeat," he wrote, is Proposition 32, a November ballot measure that could curb unions' influence by banning the use of payroll-deducted dollars for political spending.
With Obama a virtual shoo-in to carry blue California, state Democrats have pivoted hard to state-specific election concerns this week, particularly Proposition 32, which could dramatically alter the balance of power in state politics.
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Anything that diminishes the powers of unions and corrupt politicos is a good thing.
I’m resonably certain that the Democrat ‘welcome pack’ will have some weed and rubbers in it....and Sandra Fluke’s cell number (did I say that out loud?).
Like “Where’s the free choom?”
California has plunked down all their chips on an Obama second term that includes a bailout for them.
I guess that means I’m voting Yes on 32!