In the last few months it’s become abundantly clear why it’s so easy for certain state governors to issue overreaching edicts and ask people to sacrifice: Because they have no intention of actually living by the rules they set for everybody else.

Today’s case-in-point is this report about California Gov. Gavin Newsom and his previous promise to join other state workers in taking a pay cut:

Hey, at least they haven’t blamed Trump (at least not yet).

Yep, so do we.

That sounds like a safe bet.