Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger: "What (he's) doing on climate change in California is very important and significant. There are things I don't agree with him on, but he's taken leadership on a very difficult issue and we haven't seen that kind of leadership in Washington," Obama said of the California governor
Paul Rosenburg writes:
Here's an article I wrote back in July, about how Schwarzenegger fired the head of the California Air Resources Board for being too enthusiastic about fighting global warming--and then lied about it, claiming that the fired official had resigned. I also refer to an executive order that, like a Bush signing statements, effectively undermined the law it was supposed to reinforce--the global warming law that Schwarzenegger is routinely hailed for.
And C&L's good pal Julia Rosen has a fairly comprehensive look at the Terminater's governing style.
Let me state up front that since moving to California two years ago, I have written thousands of blog posts on Arnold Schwarzenegger. This governor loves to say one thing and do another. His public statements rarely match up with his actions. I talk about Arnold's governing philosophy in terms of software versions, since it switches all too often...read on