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Friday, July 11, 2008

He Only Has Himself To Blame

Governor Kaine called a special session of the legislature to order and shortly thereafter announced a plan to raise revenue for the state's transportation needs, a plan that looked identical to his failed plan from 2006.

He then demanded that the legislature pass his plan.

The one that had gone down in flames just months before.

By the same legislature.

Now he's pissing and moaning because the legislature rejected his proposal - again. Seems a bit childish, if you ask me. And not all that bright:
Kaine blasts fruitless special session
The session ended with no progress made on Virginia's transportation problems.
Michael Sluss, The Roanoke Times

Richmond -- Gov. Tim Kaine compared the General Assembly's unproductive special session to a television sitcom Thursday, but he wasn't laughing about a debacle that left Virginia without a fix for its transportation funding woes.

The special session called June 23 by Kaine ended in the wee hours of Thursday morning as many had predicted it would, with a politically divided legislature deadlocked over whether to increase taxes to cover mounting highway maintenance funding shortfalls.

"I don't think I've ever seen a group of people work so hard to do nothing," Kaine said during a press conference Thursday afternoon.

"It was like ... [whatever] (
Virginia now waits to see if the governor wants to make it a trifecta by offering up the same proposal a third time Kaine retire and move on to other endeavors, now that he's proven himself to be incapable of showing any leadership on this crucial issue.

It can't come soon enough.