If you watched the national news on television you might get the impression that the entire state of California is burning to the ground. But if you watched our local news shows you’d know that your impression is correct. It’s just a biblical thing. Apparently, God has passed judgment on the former Golden State. The fat lady has sung.
Here’s a bit of local news:
A Democrat has all but officially won what’s considered one of the most important local races this election, as Republican Rob Poythress on Saturday conceded to Democrat Anna Caballero in the race for the Senate District 12 seat.
With an acknowledgment that there are still votes left to count — and implying most of those votes could likely favor his opponent and flip the red seat — Poythress took to Facebook to let his supporters know, “It’s evident Anna Caballero has won the election and I would like to congratulate her.”
Caballero issued a statement later Saturday, thanking her volunteers and supporters. “The outcome tells me the message and vision of our campaign was the right one for rural California and the district’s voters,” she said.
“I will work hard to make sure that the needs and interests of rural California on health care access, education, clean water and clean air, affordable housing, and agricultural production are taken seriously by the legislators and politicians in Sacramento, most of whom represent big cities.”
A former Assemblywoman, Caballero led the race with 52 percent of the vote to Poythress’ 47 percent, according to the Secretary of State.
Once her victory is sealed, Caballero would give Democrats in the state Legislature a supermajority in both houses, just as the state also elected Democrat Gavin Newsom as governor.
With a supermajority, Democrats would have the power to override vetoes without Republican votes.
The handful of Republicans in Sacramento have the easiest jobs in the world the next couple of years. They don’t even need to show up for work. Best of all, when California breaks off and falls into the ocean nobody can blame the GOP.
And don’t blame me, cuz I voted for Poythress. Blame Mom, cuz she voted for Caballero.
So if you ever wondered what it would be like to live under total Democrat dominion and control, this is what it looks like:
Welcome to Paradise!