Comments like this:
But state Senate leader Don Perata, a Democrat from Oakland, said Tuesday night that Schwarzenegger had “sowed the seeds of his own demise” by taking on the full gamut of public workers, who make up more than half of the union members in California.
“He got a lot of really bad advice,” Perata said.
From the LA Times are only more justification for why it should of been passed. Well, Arnold couldn’t catch a break this time, and certainly didn’t help himself.
Here’s the thing that bothers me. Unions represent their members to the employer, in this case the state. Teacher’s unions aren’t there to represent the kids in school, just their own interests. Nothing wrong with that, but a bit misleading to say anything else.