Remember those halcyon days when Arnold Schwarzenegger, then merely a pot-smoking bodybuilder and serial sexual harasser, endorsed the "life-changing" PBS series produced by Milton Friedman, "Free to Choose"? Yeah, no one in California remembers either. Here is the Governator talking to CNN's John King about how he would grade Obama's first year in office:
"When it comes to effort, [Obama] should get a straight A," Schwarzenegger told CNN Chief National Correspondent John King in an interview that aired Sunday on State of the Union.
"He's out there with tremendous energy and he's selling his ideas. And he has great enthusiasm there. He's a great speaker, a great communicator."
For those who think the presidency requires involve something more than energy and communication skills, be sure to read the Wall Street Journal's angry attack on the Senate "reckless" health care bill. And here, for those who have remained blissfully unaware, is Arnold in 1990, explaining his conversion to Austrian economics and how he couldn't chase rainbows in Europe. Or at least I think that's what he is saying: