The normally clean-shaven Democrat from Marin County says he can’t find a rational explanation for why nearly all Senate Republicans refuse to approve a budget:
“So I thought I would try something irrational in hopes that that might get through to these folks.”
He stopped shaving when the Assembly passed the spending plan – July 19th – and says he won’t start again until the state has a budget:
“It’s pretty much a full beard at this point – it doesn’t look good. But then again, the 14 holdout Republicans are making all of us look bad, so what’s the difference?”
Last week the Senate failed to pass a budget by what you might call a razor-thin one vote margin. G-O-P Senators want more cuts – they say a balanced budget is more responsible. No word on what other lawmakers might forgo - Let’s hope it’s not showers.