Thursday, April 12, 2007

"Successful movements are built on passion, they aren't built on guilt," he said, predicting that environmentalism was reaching a "tipping point" where it will move into the mainstream.

Political penguins

"Your political base will melt away as surely as the polar ice caps," he said. "... You will become a political penguin on a smaller and smaller ice floe that is drifting out to sea. Goodbye, my little friend! That's what's going to happen."

Good on you, Governator!

Schwarzenegger didn't mention that before signing the state's landmark bill he sought to weaken it in favor of business interests and threatened a veto if Democrats didn't cede to his requests. He says those changes were merely a difference of opinion with legislative Democrats over how the goals could be achieved.

Uhhh, yeah right!

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Blogger robin andrea said...

Political penguins? Very interesting way of seeing it. I often sense an ideological schizophrenia in Schwarzeneggar. I believe he knows what the right thing is, but is hopelessly pulled by the big-money interests. In the end, he always capitulates to business.

9:18 AM, April 12, 2007  
Blogger The Fat Lady Sings said...

One thing about Ahnuld - he always seems to know which side of the bread is buttered! I predict he will go with whatever policy looks to guarantee him votes the next time around.

11:45 PM, April 12, 2007  
Blogger SB Gypsy said...

I just loved that image: Buh bye, penguins!

9:26 AM, April 13, 2007  

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