Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger discusses the fiscal emergency he declared during a Capitol news conference in Sacramento, Calif., Monday, Dec. 6, 2010. Schwarzenegger asked lawmakers to meet in a special session to close an immediate $6 billion deficit
Well, it did and Arnold Schwarzenegger was it – a colossal failure.
In his headier and hunkier days, Arnold Schwarzenegger spoke boldly about how “failure is not an option.” This kind of bravado worked well in the gym–and in a remarkable career that saw an inarticulate Austrian body-builder rise to the apex of Hollywood and California politics.
But Schwarzenegger’s soon-to-be-ended seven-year reign as California’s governor can be best described in just that one simple world: failure.
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Arnold never was able to shake off the Hollywood persona and make believe. He has damaged California and the California Republican Party beyond belief.
Good bye Arnold and don’t let the door hit you in the ass as you leave – Hasta La Vista, Baby.