This morning at 10 AM, the governor is slated to give a combined inaugural address and state of the state address. Possibly, there will be some hints about his budget proposal (which won't be unveiled until Friday). Possibly, there will be some response to UC's tuition/state funding proposal. Unfortunately, the governor didn't consult yours truly about the schedule and yours truly has other obligations at that time. So any blog response will be delayed. Similarly, on Friday (budget day), yours truly will be on an airplane so any blog response will be delayed then, too.
What we can say is that while back in 2010 - with the state budget crisis still in full bloom - lots of people wondered why Brown or anyone else would want to be governor, as the video below from that era indicates: