a reply to: TinfoilTP
Well, the first thought that came to my mind was’’ what kind of mansion would sit across the street from a ‘’shuttered hotel that is lived in
by meth users.” I tried to picture what kind of elitist scum would own a mansion surrounded by that kind of neighborhood. It just didn’t make
sense to me knowing a little about how elitists like to live from watching Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous.
My next thought was more of a wonderment. Aren’t some mansions that governors live in owned by the state and not by the current governor? If that
were the case in California, then Brown would be merely the current resident of a Governors Mansion rather than living in his own mansion.
So I looked it up and sure enough, the mansion Brown lives in is not his but rather a mansion owned by the state. In the picture supplied by that Fox
article, I saw no ‘’wall’’ but rather a short ornate fence.This was confirmed by other pictures of the mansion that I could find.
So that would make your comment ‘’ wall that he has surrounding the mansion.’’,a total fabrication as it is not a wall but a fence and even
then a fence that was there before Brown moved in making your allegation that ‘’he’’ has a wall surrounding the mansion.
So I kept reading. It seems that this property was built long ago when that area of Sacramento was more affluent, it being only ten blocks from the
I kept reading. It seems that when Reagan was governor of that state, he decided that the governor needed a newer and bigger mansion in which to live
and had one built. He lived in it for only four months when Brown won the election.
Brown however would not live in the new mansion because it was to expensive and regale so rather than living in the new governor’s mansion, he lived
in a sparsely furnished apartment thinking that if the state was going to have to become more fiscally responsible, he needed to set a good example.
He lived in that small apartment for two terms as governor. Eight years.
Enter the 21st century. After Reagan, no one lived in the old governors mansion for decades and it became an historical building, open for public
tours and various state functions.
When Brown was again elected to the governorship, he first lived in a small loft of around 1400 square feet. That is smaller than many houses.
So Brown, moved into the governors mansion in 2016 becoming the first governor to live there since Reagan in 1967.
So, not a wall, not a personally owned mansion and not elitist as most of this entire thread likes to believe.