Pierce County Democrats have only themselves to blame for the one-vote leadership revolution in the state Senate.
Democrats failed to elect a Democrat in either the 2nd or 25th Legislative District. Many Tacoma Democrats thought former Sen. Jim Kastama was a Republican, but why was it so hard to elect a traditional Democrat in 2012? Just maybe Kastama was a more effective representative for his rural voters than recognized by Tacoma’s political activists. Now we can see how a real “R” senator looks and votes during the next four years.
In the 2nd, candidate Bruce Lachney was running an effective …