New Mexico governor Bill Richardson was right on target when he said that yesterday's resounding recall of California governor Gray Davis and replacement election of moderate Republican Arnold Schwarzenegger was a "non-partisan vote to protest the status-quo" perpetuated by career politicians. Translated, Californians are mad as hell and decided to not take it any more.
It's powerful and exciting when the people rise up and take back control. That is what democracy is all about, and the basic principle on which our great country was founded.
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