California Gov. Jerry Brown joked on Monday that if Republican frontrunner Donald J. Trump wins the 2016 election, the state would have to erect a wall — not on its border with Mexico, but its borders with other states.I don't know if Jerry likes bridges or walls, but I do know that people who actually make money (who don't work in Hollywood) are leaving the state:
“If Trump were ever elected, we’d have to build a wall around California to defend ourselves from the rest of this country,” he said at a dinner held in Sacramento by the California Labor Federation and State Building and Construction Trades Council of California, according to the Sacramento Bee. “By the way that is a joke,” he added. “We don’t like walls, we like bridges.”
Brown was touting the state’s economic progress, and the influx of young, talented tech workers — though the state has experienced net out-migration for decades, especially of middle-class families.He also apparently failed to mention that many of those "young, talented tech workers" are from overseas and are replacing young, talented tech workers born in this country who make more money.
But I am totes cool with California building a wall. Jerry called it a joke, but I think it might be the best idea he ever had since dating Linda Ronstadt when she was in her prime. Which was pretty good: