Rancho Santa Fe is a community of self-important entitled people. It is home to the likes of Phil Mickelson and other rich folks who wanted to sequester themselves away from the riff-raff and live in a cloistered community created for the nouveau riche who also count themselves among California’s conservarati.
And now they’re pissed. Just like everyone else in the state, they have to cut back on their water consumption. This is so classically clunky on the part of the deluded few who think they have every right to whatever water we have left in this state because they have the money to pay for it. Screw everyone else, they whisper. We have the money, we want the water.
Get a load of this guy:
Drought or no drought, Steve Yuhas resents the idea that it is somehow shameful to be a water hog. If you can pay for it, he argues, you should get your water.
People “should not be forced to live on property with brown lawns, golf on brown courses or apologize for wanting their gardens to be beautiful,” Yuhas fumed recently on social media. “We pay significant property taxes based on where we live,” he added in an interview. “And, no, we’re not all equal when it comes to water.”