July 13, 2006

Editorial Board Countdown (7/13)

3) The New York Times uses its common sense today by highlighting the disconnect between Congressmen refusing to raise workers' wages while not hesitating to raise their own.2) Madison, Wisconsin's Capitol Times takes it one step further by applying the national issue to a local race.1) But the winner today is The Los Angeles Times, whose editorial board rightfully lambasts the Bush Administration for forcing Governors to ask the U.S. Forest Service to not put highways through their parks. Here's their opening...

Two things about Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's push against new roads in untouched areas of California's national forests: It was an environmentally sound decision for a state that reveres its wilderness areas. And it was a decision the governor shouldn't have had to make in the first place.
Zing! I love a good writing staff.