Archives-1-29-01 Bush on California Crisis
Jan.29, 2001 President-select Bush reminds
California of the importance of states' rights
California should handle its own energy problems -- unlike Florida, which can't be trusted to count its own votes
President-select Dubya tells California to solve its own energy problems, due to his firm belief in states' rights. "The only time I would involve myself in state business is to get elected President, as I recently did in Florida when that other guy tried to stop me. Happy Trails to you, California," remarked the President-select.
Phototoon by Lisa Casey