Palmdale Mayor Jim Ledford

Palmdale Mayor Jim Ledford

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‘Cactus Curtain’: the thorns of pride

Fighting has gotten very personal

While Democrats and Republicans on Capitol Hill remain fiercely divided regarding the nation’s fiscal and social path, Palmdale and Lancaster continue to wallow in their own political “sandbox.” Instead of “reaching across the aisle” for camaraderie, solutions and goodwill, the respective city halls are firmly entrenched on each side of the so-called “Cactus Curtain.”