Well my fellow Californians the good news is that Meg Whitman is not our next governor, the bad news, Jerry Brown is, the worse news, Proposition 19 didn’t pass so we can’t get stoned and make ourselves feel better. This election season was certainly a wild ride, the most money ever spent, crazy and attacking ads on both sides, the tea party and the nuttiness of Angle, O’Donnell and Aqua Buddha.
So a little recap on this cast of characters:
Brown and Whitman:
Rand Paul (Aqua Buddha)
So Angle and O’Donnell both went down, both are Sarah Palin backed Tea Party darlins and their losses actually restore some small amount of my faith in the American public. When it comes down to it folks, we get the government we deserve, the government we vote into office. The good news to me is that with Sarah Palin’s backing, both Angle and O’Donnell lose, as well as the candidate she backed in Alaska, who it now looks like has lost to a write-in campaign by Lisa Murkowski, the first time since Strom Thurmond won by a write-in campaign in 1954:
Given this lack of political muscle I think Palin’s 2012 presidential aspirations may now be dead. The good news she won’t be president, the bad news, I’ll have a lot less to write about.
However at the end of the day we have to have one really interesting win and that win is Rand Paul, the new US Senator from the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Yes folks, the infamous worshiper of Aqua Buddha is now a US Senator. Below is a piece that shows some of Senator Paul’s positions: