The passengers on the Titanic didn’t vote to hit the iceberg.
The outrage of November 2 places the inexorable destruction of California squarely on the shoulders of its irresponsible electorate.
Those who believe in individual responsibility, the free market, and personal liberty are a minority in California. We greet each other as Americans would greet each other meeting in a foreign country.
We watch as one of the greatest places in the world — with its extraordinary natural beauty, almost uniquely beautiful weather, and agricultural abundance — wastes all of this as a result of having become a left-wing experiment. What is particularly saddening is to see a state whose success was achieved because it was a mecca for the adventurous in spirit do everything possible to crush that spirit and drive away those who have it.
Read the entire piece at National Review Online.