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Mark Twain famously said, “Whiskey’s for drinking, water’s for fighting about.” It seems that the backers of last year’s Measure K water rate rollback like fighting so much that they refuse to back down even when 56% of the voters rejected their cockamamie plan. I’m all for standing up for one’s principles – especially in the face of opposition you believe to be wrong – but these guys seem to be incapable of doing simple math, let alone perceive the threat to our local municipality’s fragile financial stability should their particular idiocy prevail. Who knows, if they succeed next time around, perhaps they’ll put forth a measure banning flush toilets and requiring everyone to compost their personal waste…