San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom announced today a moratorium on official city travel to Arizona after the state enacted a controversial new immigration law that directs local police to arrest those suspected of being in the country illegally.
Okay, California is currently bankrupt, and has received a massive infusion of federal cash. Part of the reason for this bankruptcy is excessive local spending by cities like San Francisco, who have in turn asked for infusions of cash from the state government. Ergo, San Francisco is receiving federal money to maintain their generous welfare programs and social services.
Question: Seeing as Arizona pays into the federal coffers, is San Francisco going to take a principled stand by reject federal money? I mean, they wouldn’t want Arizona’s racist blood money would they?