California’s November ballot will be crammed with contentious and complex state ballot measures, enough to give voters a migraine. But one of them shouldn’t require two minutes’ thought.
It’s Proposition 54, a motherhood-and-apple-pie proposal if there ever was one.
That doesn’t mean there’s no opposition. There’s plenty. It’s just that hardly anyone — the state Democratic Party being one exception — wants to stand up and admit they’re against good government.
Proposition 54 is all about trying to make the state Legislature more transparent and thoughtful — less secretive and, too often, slimy.
The measure would do three things:
First, and most important,...