Earlier this year, Sen. Julian Carroll complained about spending “cuts” in the state budget. But Wednesday, in a legislative committee meeting, he sang a different tune.
In fact, he now describes our problem as one of overspending and says we have been borrowing too much. Wonder where he got an idea like that?
Be warned, though. As exciting as it may be to see someone start to come around, conversion to fiscal sanity can be a slow, painful process. And elections have a powerful impact on politicians, even those without opponents. Let’s see where he is in January.