Gavin Newsom Pushing … Pension Reform?

Nice to have. But not when you owe billions.

Moments ago in a live interview on Channel 2, Mayor Gavin Newsom said he's hoping for a “third” pension reform deal to be struck before he leaves office. He reminded TV viewers he was working on pension reform before it was politically expedient to do so.

Yes, Newsom has signed the dotted line on two prior worker benefits reform measures. But for him to claim he's been an advocate of pension reform rings as hollow as Hummer-driving Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger being lauded as an environmentalist.

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