This post has not been vetted or endorsed by BuzzFeed's editorial staff. BuzzFeed Community is a place where anyone can create a post or quiz. Try making your own!Buzz·Posted on Aug 8, 201312 Reasons Sutter Brown Is A Force In California PoliticsCalifornia's First Dog seems like an ordinary happy-go-lucky corgi, but as Governor Jerry Brown is currently experiencing a political "revival" is it time to give Sutter some credit?by QSAhmedCommunity ContributorFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. He helped balance the state's budget... Via cafepress.com Proceeds from Sutter's CafePress page goes to the California's general fund. This year Governor Jerry Brown did the improbable and signed a balanced budget. ...and didn't take any credit Via Facebook: SutterBrown Someone make a Good Guy Sutter meme. 2. He is a proven diplomat Via Facebook: SutterBrown 3. He was a member of the State Assembly Via Facebook: SutterBrown One of those April Fool's jokes a lot of people wish were real. 4. He distances himself from the establishment Via Facebook: SutterBrown Not only does he take a clever swipe at his political opponents but uses it as an opportunity to plug public health awareness. 5. He is a grassroots activist Via Twitter: @SutterBrown He started #Corgis4MarriageEquality long before the President announced his support for marriage equality. Via Facebook: cadems He takes time out of his busy day to meet with state party activists. 6. He is an experienced bureaucrat... Via Twitter: @SutterBrown ...and an effective one Via Facebook: SutterBrown 7. He has influence in Washington Via Twitter: @SutterBrown 8. He can get voters to the polls Via Facebook: SutterBrown "Bark the Vote" indeed. 9. He is good with the media Via Facebook: SutterBrown Move over C.J. Cregg. 10. He was influential in getting Prop. 30 passed Via newrepublic.com No coincidence that one of Governor Brown's signature accomplishments this term has been something that Sutter was involved with. 11. He has won an Oscar...sort of Via Facebook: SutterBrown Not even Sutter gets time during his acceptance speech. 12. He is a reassuring public figure Via Twitter: @SutterBrown Governor Brown has since completed his treatment for prostate cancer and is in good health.