Gavin, screw up. Please.
Make mistakes. Big ones. Because the state you’re about to start running needs more screw-ups.
The transition now taking place in the California governor’s office feels both historic and incredibly dull—and the reason for both feelings is the same. For the first time since the 19th century, a Democrat is replacing a Democrat. Both are liberals, so what will be so different?
Here’s one potential answer: the gubernatorial appetite for risk.
Over the last eight years, Jerry Brown made a fetish out of his own caution. He focused relentlessly …