and collectors. Meaning that her own base could turn against her on this one. Diane Feinstein is also known for jumping the gun and (like most California Liberals) takes the easiest way out of every trouble spot. When the City of San Francisco rejected the USS Iowa as a museum ship because of the military "anti-gay" policy, Feinstein said "this is not the city I grew up in." In fact, it was exactly the city she grew up in, and her policies helped create it.