Hot Links: The State of the State is Broke
By Ray Stern
Look for a special session by Arizona lawmakers who overspent their account by $1.2 billion. Obama’s chief-of-staff pick, Rahm Emanuel, is becoming a target of criticism for his role in the Freddie Mac scandal. Elliot Spitzer, the disgraced former New York governor, squeaks out of criminal trouble for hiring hookers. The New York Times reports on business owners who are disappointed in the Arizona and California votes to ban gay marriage. President Bush’s dog bites a reporter who gets it all on video.
Universities want more cash from students, what with the state pantry being bare and all. A Calfornia jury votes for death in evil yacht murder case. Voters kicked out the old sheriff and are welcoming the new one – in Pinal County. Don’t let your kid near candle oil, which sickened three Arizona little ones.