When former Mayor Gavin Newsom left City Hall, his staid YouTube addresses that people had grown accustomed to went right with him. But Newsom's hiatus from YouTube was short-lived. Just barely a month as the state Lieutenant Governor, Newsom sent out his first video address this week.
In the roughly 1-minute video, Newsom pontificates about the staggering $25 billion state budget crisis, asking voters to sign a petition in support of Gov. Jerry Brown's budget plan. The video was part of the California Democratic Party's demand for an “honest budget.”