Which of the following is the real California State Senator Abel Maldonado?
1) The one who raged against raising taxes less than a year ago at the 2008 Republican National Convention?
2) The one who just provided the decisive vote to raise California taxes by more than $12 billion dollars, or an estimated $1,100 annually for an average family of four?
(Hint: Some people change. Others grit their teeth and do what they come to believe is necessary. And still others think they can dance up the middle in the spotlight.)