Most certainly the lefty-on-the-street doesn't think that far ahead. For a lefty to try to connect revenues and expenditures is an exercise in never gonna get there. My left-leaning friends never, and I mean NEVER, consider the cost of a government program. It's all about fairness, or soul, or whatever, but never about fiscal responsibility. How is this mess of a state (California) going to fix its fiscal problems? According to my lefty friends, not to worry- "They [politicians] always do [fix it]." So therein lies the reasoning, such as it is, for voting Democrat. If ultimately the solution is for us all to die, well, they fixed it.