That prompted The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review to make the following observations:
State House Democrats surely must think Pennsylvanians are stupid. Why else would they choose a leadership team so loaded with baggage?Democrats continue to reward the people who gave us the scandalous pay raise, Bonusgate corruption and record budget deficits.
From The Tribune-Review editorial:
House Democrats couldn't have sent a worse signal with their leadership selections. In fact, this isn't "leadership" at all. In an era in which the electorate is demanding reform -- and in which the legal system likely will impose it -- Pennsylvanians get the same Democrat garbage.Read the full editorial at the newspaper's Web site.