If this is the best the Legislature could do, California voters should be wondering what their lawmakers have been up to all summer.
The state budget plan cobbled together by legislative leaders over the weekend and approved early Tuesday morning is mostly a sham. The balance it claims between revenues and spending is so tenuous it will hardly survive until the bill reaches the governor's desk.
And when it gets there, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger should veto it.
Read the full editorial at sacbee.com.