In One Eye
Wednesday, June 11, 2003
A Hartford radio station talk show pundit stated that our governor threw a tantrum during this episode.
A combative Gov. John G. Rowland slammed the door Tuesday on new concession talks with state employee unions as a way to close the $1 billion budget deficit.This from the man who was in CRRA's pocket and who is this close from having the Feds investigate him on a kickback scheme.
Rowland accused the state employee unions of waging "a methodical, thought out and planned" campaign to spread rumors about his personal life, and called the Connecticut Conference of Municipalities, the chief lobby for the state’s towns and cities, "a joke."The comment about our smarmy governor's personal life probably doesn't deserve comment (he did fall all over himself to keep a domestic dispute investigation sealed ten years ago), but the CCM does nothing more than promote towns' interest. If the gov is going to start denigrating that group, he'll have no one to defend him when the Feds come knocking.
He's really starting to crack. Continuing to watch the state suffer while Captain Queeg counts the strawberries isn't a pleasant prospect.