Saturday, July 21, 2012
Waxman's Entitled Incumbent Mentality
Commenting on the redistricting efforts approved by California voters and enacted by a balanced commission of drafters throughout the state, Waxman glibly commented:
“There was no regard for incumbents."
That was the point, Congressman. The voters in the state of California were tired of the Berman micromanaging that protected incumbents with gerrymandered districts which perpetuated the bipartisan back-scratching or the hyperpartisan bickering which has accomplished very little on behalf of the state and the country. Waxman's remark suggests that he preferred the status quo of politically-connected operatives who allowed politicians to choose their voters instead of the other way around.
Mr. Bloomfield will be one of many who will upset and unseat an entrenched incumbent this election cycle.
Read more: http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0712/78697_Page2.html#ixzz21KLYi9fZ
Posted by Arthur Christopher Schaper at 11:09 PM