Like Sands Through an Hourglass…

…So goes the budget fiasco in Sacramento. Nothing’s changed at all. Democrats don’t want to cut programs and Republicans don’t want to add new taxes. Governor Schwarzenegger now estimates the deficit at over $14 billion, and that the state could run out of cash in February.

The Los Angeles Times has an update but I don’t see a quick end to this crisis. Until legislators believe that not being partisan is helpful—and it’s clear that’s not the case today—nothing is going to change.

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