Thursday, October 29, 2009

California Politics

California is in the middle of a huge budget crisis and our legislators are acting like idiots.

First, Assemblyman Tom Ammiano yelled out "kiss my gay ass" to Arnold Schwarzenegger at a Democratic event (he was invited by Willie Brown). To return the favor, Schwarzenegger vetoed a routine bill (AB 1176) sponsored by Ammiano. I'm sure some of you have seen the letter he wrote to explain the veto. Here are the first few words of each line:
To the Members of the...

I am returning Assembly Bill 1176 without my signature.

For some time now I have lamented the fact...
unnecessary bills come to me for consideration...
care are major issues my Administration...
kicks the can down the alley.

Yet another legislative year has come and gone...
overwhelmingly deserve. In the light of this,...
unnecessary to sign this measure at this time.

Sincerely,

Arnold Schwarzenegger

Awesome. He is the Terminator, you know. Some math professor calculated the odds of this happening randomly at ~1:2,000,000,000. Hmm, it could have happen by chance.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

i'm not sure saying "i f*ck you" to a gay rights supporter is very macho.