Is Proposition 34 dead? The huge level of spending by
independent-expenditure committees–such as the $8.7 million from the
Tsakopoulos family on behalf of Phil Angelides–suggests that the spirit of
Proposition 34 is indeed dead, at least for statewide races. What, if
anything, does this portend for the November election?
Proposition 34 was a fig leaf and now it has been exposed