A collection of commentaries by Dan Walters over the past week.
While Gov. Newsom downgraded the state’s troubled bullet train project, he couldn’t bring himself to do what’s necessary: pull the plug.
President Donald Trump often excoriates journalists when the point out his errors and falsehoods, and now California’s new governor, Gavin Newsom, is becoming a gaslighter.
Last year, the Legislature and Gov. Jerry Brown virtually repealed California’s “felony murder” law, but a judge has ruled that the repeal is unconstitutional.
Gavin Newsom has a very ambitious agenda as governor, but ambitious governors haven’t fared very well in the past.