When GOP Was in Charge California Was Golden – Now It’s a Poverty-Stricken Broke State

From Human Events:

Andrew Leonard at Salon wrote a piece this week titled, “The GOP’s horrible California nightmare.” The title of the piece should have been “California’s Democratic nightmare.”
From the article:

Before 1992, California had not given its electoral votes to a Democrat running for president since Lyndon Johnson’s 1964 electoral landslide.But in the early 1990s California became a majority-minority state, and since then the state has inexorably turned bluer and bluer (aided by ham-handed Republican legislation on immigration that profoundly alienated Hispanics). Only 30 percent of Californians are now registered Republicans, the lowest mark since record-keeping began. In 2012, every single statewide office belonged to Democrats, and Sen. Dianne Feinstein ran essentially unopposed. Arch-conservative Republican Dan Lungren was the state’s attorney general from 1991-1999. He lost his U.S. House of Representatives seat last night.

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