While the governor held his tongue (see our prior post) yesterday, the new Berkeley chancellor just couldn't find enough words of praise for state politicos in an LA Times op ed:
...I applaud the California Legislature and the leadership of Speaker John A. Pérez for the bold effort to make UC and California State University attendance far more affordable through the new Middle Class Scholarship Plan. The plan will reduce tuition costs by 10% to 40% for students from families with household earnings between $100,000 and $150,000...
Full op ed at http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/commentary/la-oe-dirks-uc-tuition-20130712,0,2189269.story
Flattery will get you somewhere (presumably):