I thought it was bad between many lawmakers and Gov. Bill Richardson when I wrote this story yesterday afternoon about the ongoing swipes over the budget.
Then I read the governor's blog this morning.
In it, Richardson -- or presumably his writers -- calls lawmakers "overzealous" and talks about their "attempted power grab."
It's interesting to think back about how the relationship has evolved during Richardson's term. In 2003, such a situation seemed unimaginable. But then again, so did our budget crisis...
If it continues like this, don't be surprised to see Richardson veto good portions of the budget -- and for lawmakers to consider veto overrides without a second thought.