So he’s now threatening new taxes. Something he promised would never happen. However if all his propositions lose, he’ll have no mojo left to get anything done.
Much of the problem is due to his own ham-fisted, arrogant, blundering approach.
More than four in 10 voters, 43 percent, said Schwarzenegger’s support for a ballot measure would make them more inclined to oppose it, while just 24 percent said it would make them more likely to support it.
"He’s his own worst messenger," said Steve Maviglio, a spokesman for the union coalition opposing the governor’s proposal. "People don’t believe a word he says."
In other proposition news:
Proposition 73, which mandates parental notification for abortion for minors will probably pass. It defines abortion as "death of the unborn child, a child conceived but not yet born" and thus is a wedge for the right to eventually try to ban abortion.