The Oxford English Dictionary has named omnishambles, meaning a "situation which is shambolic from every possible angle," the winner this year. And so, I'd like to offer up my nominations for the 2012 Word/Phrase of the Year, holiday version.
In the last couple of days, my book has caused quite a flurry of controversy -- or rather, a misrepresentation of it has. An article in the Guardian on Monday took six pages of the book and made a big story out of it, ignoring the other 235 pages.
Small businesses make up 98% of the state's businesses and employ over half of California's workforce, and that's exactly why the governor has worked so hard to create a climate where they can succeed.