P&C finally denounces gambling as a budget fix

Despite the tough times, state leaders should dismiss any suggestion that the budget solution lies with legalized gambling. We've already had that debate.

Part of The Post and Courier's editorial in response to Sen. Robert Ford's suggestion that legalizing video poker would help with our budget crunch.

While I'm thrilled that they finally said something on the matter, it would have been nice if they would have at least waded into how gambling attracts the poorest and taxes them the most.

I made my feelings known back in November.

Filed in