Governor Schwarzenegger may be lucky that the New Hampshire primaries will distract attention from tomorrow's message on the State of the State. Why is there a $14 billion deficit? Also, United Artists makes a deal with the writers, and , lots of rain but no end to the drought.
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Gray Davis was recalled from the governorship because of a massive deficit. Four years later, the man who replaced him is faced with the same problem, only this time it's bigger. In tomorrow's address on the State of the State, Governor Schwarzenegger will ask all Californians to share the pain of a $14 billion deficit. How does this happen again and again?
After a couple of major rainstorms it may sound counter-intuitive, but it is still short of water and likely to remain so.
Robert Gottlieb, Occidental College
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