Man, is that depressing! I was generally aware of the absurdity of the
situation, but this presents it in such stark terms. It generally leaves me
with no one to vote for, either, even though I live in what is arguably the
most "liberal" state in the Union... one controlled by the prison guards
and a few powerful public sector groups. It is almost impossible to get
elected if they oppose you, regardless of party.
Not surprisingly, the prison guards are always supportive of building new
R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer