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CA Gov. Newsom pulls a Washington Monument Syndrome moment

The “Washington Monument strategy” is named after a tactic used by the National Park Service to threaten closure of the popular Washington Monument when lawmakers proposed serious cuts in spending on parks. Roll Call calls it “an old legislative ploy where an agency threatens to close popular services first.” (H/T: Political Dictionary). And Gov. Gavin Newsom …

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Democrat Governors – what a way to win hearts and minds

SHOT: First Gov. Gavin Newsom (D-CA) Closed the Beaches. Then His Cops Ticketed Those Who Came to Look at Them. CHASER:  First Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D-NY) PLEADED for healthcare worker volunteers. Now he’s going to extract income taxes from those that responded