SACRAMENTO – Criticism continues to mount against Sacramento Democrats shamelessly abusing their supermajority status. In this editorial published in the Fresno Bee on June 21, the editorial board highlighted several instances where Sacramento Democrats have used their power to overreach.
Democratic lawmakers, who run our state Capitol in concert with Gov. Jerry Brown, are abusing their supermajority status … Are people content to allow the ruling party to do as it pleases without regard for the rules or a sense of fair play? ... it’s past time for voters to hold Democratic leaders accountable for treating the Golden State like it’s their very own syndicate … We’d like to believe that state Democrats would not dig into their bag of dirty tricks to pass budgets and maintain power. But they’ve clearly established that the rules don’t apply to them. … As the 19th century British politician Lord Acton said, “Absolute power corrupts absolutely.” … Have you seen our state flag? It says, California Republic …
Click here to read the full editorial in the Fresno Bee.