California is dying. Even Democrats recognize it, which is why they're trying European-style, tepid austerity measures.
And yet, on a national level, Democrats continue to lie to the American public. They suggest that if the federal government pursues the same policies that got California into this mess -- all the way down to California's new $68 billion idiotic high- speed rail -- the country will somehow perform precisely contrary to California.
It's nonsense. But it does suggest one thing: The Democrats, on a national level, don't have America's best interests at heart. Democrats in California never had California's best interests at heart; they merely had their own political interests at heart. The results show it: a bankrupt state, utterly dominated by Democrats. Democratic legislators are fat and happy; citizens are told to eat cake.
President Obama and his Democratic cronies now want to follow California's lead. The rest of the country, however, can look at California and see a domestic Greece at hand. A few more states like it and there won't be anyone left to pay the freight. The United States becomes the European Union.