The Democratic Party promises a show of Democrat and Republican "leaders" Monday to support the tobacco tax for health programs.
Which Republicans? Not saying. Not Sen. Gilbert Baker, I'd bet.
UPDATE: Jason Tolbert, a Republican blogger, figures the tax-and-spenders are Rep. Rick Green and Sen. Cecile Bledsoe.
HEALTH AND TOBACCO NOT A PARTISAN ISSUE
DEMOCRATS AND REPUBLICANS UNITE IN THE FACE OF BIG TOBACCO
At a bipartisan announcement Monday, a call will be made to put Arkansas's health care needs above partisanship despite efforts by the national tobacco lobby to divide Arkansas's elected leaders.
WHO: Democratic and Republican Leaders
WHAT: Call For Bipartisan Cooperation in the Face of Divisive Action by Big Tobacco
WHERE: State Capitol Rotunda
WHEN: 11 a.m. Monday, February 2, 2009