California law strictly bans smoking in offices, bars and restaurants, but Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger a longtime cigar smoker has proposed converting the state Capitol's interior courtyard into a "smoking plaza."
Under the actor-turned-governor's plan, part of the Capitol's roof would be removed to create an area where legislators and other Sacramento visitors could smoke.
The governor's spokeswoman, Terri Carbaugh, explained that Mr. Schwarzenegger wants to create an informal meeting and schmoozing area where he can smoke cigars with lawmakers and other power brokers.Now you’ve done it, Arnold. You’re ready to let the enemy back in the gates? You're a turncoat in the WOT (War on Tobacco). This is Treason! You should know better, Arnold. How long have you lived here?
You know that it’s EVIL to smoke a cigarette or a cigar, i.e. legal commodities by which corporations make a profit. But, of course, it’s perfectly alright here in California to smoke anything—and I do mean anything—else.
According to the left, that is.
(PS: Don't send me anti-smoking screeds. I used to indulge, but saw the error of my ways.)