Although he's been in office since January, until this week, it had entirely escaped my attention that Jerry Brown had been re-elected as the Governor of California. It's his third term in a job he last vacated in 1983.
Naturally, this news immediately summoned an earworm that dates all the way back to 1979, and Brown's second term in office....
Could we see Jello Biafra's nightmare vision of a hippie-fascist regime finally become reality in the Golden State after all this time?
Mind you, it's been 25 years since Morrissey wrote "The Queen is Dead", and we're still waiting on that one too.