Debra J. Saunders

Besides, to get a constitutional change on the ballot, there first must be a big-money campaign or a legislative vote. "There's a significant reason why the Legislature won't do it," noted South, "because it's a statewide office for which they all can run."

Brown's people can't even be bothered to comment. "I haven't spoken to Jerry about it, so there's nothing I can really say," said adviser Steve Glazer.

That's what you get when you run for lieutenant governor and win -- whether you like it or not.

Debra J. Saunders

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