Hating high-speed rail (cont’d)

State Sen. Andy Vidak (R- Hanford) annnounced four bills “aimed at driving a stake through the heart” of high-speed rail — though by my reckoning HSR could be a huge economic benefit to the Valley.

If Vidak’s language wasn’t clear enough, he issued a press release saying his intention is to kill the train.

But when a bunch of union members who support the project turned up at his public rally, the fearlessly principled politician changed his tune.  

“All I’m trying to do is put it back on the ballot,” Vidak said.

What happened you your stake, Van Helsing?



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