"What I propose will be painful," Governor Jerry Brown said to reporters at the Capitol after unveiling a budget proposal that, among other things, will include an 8 percent to 10 percent cut in state worker pay. Brown, according to reports, wants to save "$308 million for a 10 percent reduction in take-home pay for state employees not currently covered under collective bargaining agreements."

Brown will also "ask voters in a June special election to approve higher tax rates on sales, vehicles and income for five years.

But wait, it gets better. UC President Mark G. Yudof, who has screwed over students and staff in the UC system, send out the following email - "A sad day for California," weeps the subject line - decrying Brown's budget proposal.

Read Yudof's missive below.