Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Most spineless California politician: State Senator Pavley

Kathy Hamilton on the cap and trade vote in the State Senate:

Why didn’t the author of AB-32, Senator Fran Pavley, have the courage to stand up and vote no when it was clear she didn’t like what they were about to do? During her comments before the vote on SB 862, she mentioned twice that this bill gives the current High-Speed Rail program 25% of the cap-and-trade revenue for a 1% reduction of GHG gases. She neither encouraged or dissuaded her colleagues to vote for or against the bill. After very carefully choosing her words, she sat down and when voting time came, she abstained.



At 6:44 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

The word "spineless" is usually redundant when used in the same phrase as the word "politician."

At 9:06 AM, Blogger Rob Anderson said...

But here there's no evidence that Pavley would pay a political price either way. It seemed like pointless dithering.


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