The Governor had an interesting and eye-opening idea in suggesting that the State might purchase the Turtle Bay Resort and keep the hotel and golf courses running. Now no one can really think the State would actually operate those venues, but giving the community a say in how the rest of the area would or would not be developed--that certainly has some merit. But I thought it might be fun to look at what would happen if legislators had to run the hotel and golf operations.
Certainly, you would have the State Senate and House behind the make-your-own breakfast counter. They could flip pancakes--they are sure used to flipping issues over and over, and we know they can certainly handle waffles, as waffling is a specialty of the House and Senate. Of course, I kid. But it might be great to have the legislators clean up the guest rooms--service with a smile, getting the job done in a timely manner, just like the political system. And the concierge desk would be great, so legislators could finally tell you where to go.