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Papering over the California Tax Revolt
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California voters yesterday flipped their political class a well deserved bird, rejecting several ballot initiatives that would have increased their taxing and borrowing power — with the possible exception of a measure that would keep legislators from getting pay raises while the state is running a deficit. But the politicians weren’t the only establishment hands on the receiving end of this obscene gesture. Over at Reason, Matt Welch takes a look at how the state’s newspaper editorial boards stacked up against the will of the people. You can see (complete with a handy-dandy chart) the answer is: not very well.

The San Diego Union Tribue and the heroic Orange County Register were the only major newspapers in the entire state too editorially oppose all the government goodie-grabs on the ballot box. And people wonder why newspapers are going out of business?

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