Thursday, November 4, 2010

Proposition 23 fails

Among election news, the one I think most important for the future, but completely overlooked by the "chattering classes": A large majority of ordinary Americans in one state voted, essentially, to tax themselves more to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

The new energy polity, which cuts across party lines, begins to be clear. Significant support came from otherwise conservative people, including a conservative governor with Silicon Valley investors.

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