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To Comfort The Afflicted And Afflict The Comfortable

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Observercast

California Conquers Partisan Chaos

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BY FROMA HARROP California has found a formula for ending the partisan warfare that once paralyzed its government: Get rid of one of the parties, in this case, the Republican. The state’s famously dysfunctional government now hums with calm efficiency. Democrats there hold a supermajority in the state Legislature, making it well-nigh impossible for Republicans […]
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Arnold Hamilton
Arnold Hamilton became editor of The Observer in September 2006. Previously, he served nearly two decades as the Dallas Morning News’ Oklahoma Bureau chief. He also covered government and politics for the San Jose Mercury News, the Dallas Times Herald, the Tulsa Tribune and the Oklahoma Journal.