Monday, February 04, 2008

The Candidates and the California Emissions Waiver

The economy and the war may be the high-profile issues thought to be driving the election, but all politics is local, so it's worth taking one last look at where the candidates stand on one of the bigger issues facing California.

The Sacramento Bee has a summary of the stated candidate positions on the California Emissions Waiver controversy.

Not surprisingly, the Republicans are wrapping themselves in mantle of "states rights" while the Democrats are getting behind a cap and trade system.