What Arnold’s memoirs need: A chapter on his betrayal of California

Smart new essay in Cal Watchdog:

Arnold Schwarzenegger’s offbeat request last week on his Facebook page for the public to tell him what to write about in his pending memoirs got the result he wanted: lots of attention. “More than 2,000 people responded: Talk about bodybuilding, your childhood and your time on movie sets, they wrote,” said an account in the Sacramento Bee. “Talk about politics. And sex.” But the former governor’s upcoming book is unlikely to truthfully detail perhaps the most profound and far-reaching action of Schwarzenegger’s life: his decision to betray Californians and saddle their economy with a permanent burden because of his determination to be remembered as a green icon.

Whole thing here. The author, Chris Reed, well, I barely know where to begin. He’s bounced back nicely after a rough 2008. His Aussie venture seems to be going well. But the teaching gig didn’t work out.

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