Dictionary.com's definition of Milquetoast:
a very timid, unassertive, spineless person, esp. one who is easily dominated or intimidated. See picture to the left.
Early Friday evening Delegate King appeared on the Ron Smith show. He talked about how hardly any members of the General Assembly ever owned or operated a small business and therefore have no understanding as to how higher taxes negatively affect small business and create job loss.
I thought great, maybe Delegate King would hold firm and stay with the Republican leadership and vote against the slots amendment. NOPE. Instead, Mr. King became an enabler for the largest tax increase in Maryland history.
Delegate King showed all the backbone of a Severn River jellyfish.
About 11:15 p.m., O'Malley showed up at Metropolitan, an Annapolis bar, with his chief lobbyists, Joseph Bryce and Sean Malone. He began sidling up to legislators, mostly Montgomery County Democrats but also Del. James King, an Anne Arundel Republican, who broke party lines the next day to vote for the referendum. O'Malley had a Heineken in hand but appeared too intent on conversation to drink it.
For the worst apology in political history and proof that Delegate King has no idea how the legislative process works see here. We do need more small business owners in the General Assembly, however Delegate King is not one of them.
Delegate King is part owner of Rockfish Restaurant just across the bridge from Annapolis in Eastport. Since King just voted to take more money from our wallets, I suggest a boycott Rockfish so we don't put any more money in his.