Failed Anti-Rail Leadership Actively Protected Lingle’s Political Future at Expense of Campaign’s Goals


As a lifelong Republican activist and as an opponent of higher taxes and heavy rail, nothing saddens me more than watching the poorly led anti-rail campaign go down in flames with Bill 40 being signed into law by Mayor Mufi Hannemann this week.

The campaign against the tax to fund the rail project in Bill 40 failed because the people running the opposition campaign deliberately adopted a strategy of protecting Gov. Linda Lingle