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from extending a compliance schedule that backslides on a prior effluent
He hesitates, he procrastinates, he backslides and he will not say whether he is going to take a decision on this matter, and bow to the electorate's demands for a national referendum.
A tongue-in-cheek guest appearance on Will & Grace in 2000 had him playing an "ex-gay" who eventually backslides.