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The Governor speaks

East Ender
July 25, 2017 04:15PM

Registered: 12 years ago
Posts: 4,861

[stthomassource.com]

My favorite:
"Asked if he could lead by example by staying at cheaper hotels or cutting back on vehicles, Mapp added that he could “use a horse and cart and sleep in a tent in the parking lot,” but did not see, with a $64 million cut to the executive branch budget, how that would help."

Maybe not. But I suggest he try it anyway...

Re: The Governor speaks

Scubadoo
July 25, 2017 04:54PM

Registered: 3 years ago
Posts: 1,791

It wouldn't hurt and would set an example.

Jerry Brown had the historic CA governor's mansion renovated at a modest cost and is now living there instead of expensive hotel suites or the Taj Mahal that Reagan had built for future governors and was later sold to replenish the state coffers.

Re: The Governor speaks

Alana33
July 25, 2017 06:40PM

Registered: 5 years ago
Posts: 11,616

His motto is "Do as I say, not as I do!"
You'll have to pry his bloody fingers from the Ritz Carlton suite.
He's not about to give up living in the lap of luxury and spending heaps of our money to do so.

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