I just got a statement from the folks battling Gov. Jerry Brown's tax-increase measure in November, and it features a telling quote that the governor gave to the Sacramento Bee regarding the pension-reform bill he just signed: "What I got was the most that could have been gotten. Is it enough? No." I love the governor's occasional fits of honesty, but soon enough I expect him and other tax-hike advocates to be championing pension reform as an example of the state's seriousness in handling budget problems. We'll see how voters will react.
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