Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Fickle voters and taxpayers
People want government to be efficient and cost consciousness; right up until when someone in government tries to make it a bit more efficient and cost consciousness.
Picking up on Laurie Roberts lead (see prior post), Mari Herreras of the Tucson Weekly is also bashing Senator Griffin for requiring the Arizona Historical Society to be accountable. Both writers, along with Marshall Trimble, are trying to smear the senator as being anti-history.
The Senator is not anti-history. The senator is courageously trying to correct some of the persistent waste and abuse that has been exposed by Arizona Auditor General performance reviews over the past two decades. Just becasue the preservation of history is a good thing does not automatically mean the the Arizona Historical Society is handling public funds properly.
For the Love of History: So Lovely Our State Legislature
Posted by Mari Herreras on Wed, Apr 23, 2014 at 11:30 AM
From the Arizona Republic's Laurie Robert's on Republican Sen. Gail Griffin sticking it to the Arizona Historical Society: