'Is it a symbolic move?'
As they say
, if you have to ask the question, you already know the answer. ... Add speaker term limits to the list of reform distractions
they'll throw out. Anything but pension reform. ...Jim Braude
was interviewing Speaker DeLeo last night when the subject of, gulp, pension reform came up -- and, yes, DeLeo practically gulped when Jim pressed him on it. After a nervous side grin to someone off-camera, DeLeo launched into how he wants to crack down on the Marzilli lose-an-election pension perk for lawmakers. But nothing on early retirement, double-dipping, sick and vacation day payouts
etc. At any moment during the interview, I was half expecting DeLeo to stick his finger in his shirt collar, providing sufficient breathing room before proclaiming how hot it was in the studio. ...