But Potts derides Kilgore's plan to subject all tax increases to a referendum as a craven abdication of duty, and that goes for his idea to establish regional transportation authorities and require voters to OK new taxes for any projects they would launch.
"No. 1, 'referendum' is spelled 'coward' _ C-O-W-A-R-D," Potts said, sneering in disgust.
"The referendum is Tuesday, Nov. 8. That's when the next governor's elected," he said.