Schwarzenegger Victorious

American VoicesPolitics ISSUE 39•40 Oct 15, 2003

After the recall of Gov. Gray Davis, Arnold Schwarzenegger was elected governor of California. What do you think?

  • “I voted for Arnold because I agreed with his economic plan. And because I was afraid he might punch me in the face if I didn't.”

    Daniel Powell –
    Sound Engineer

  • “At last, a political family that combines the remnants of the Camelot dynasty with the origins of the Predator franchise.”

    Molly Prather –
    Executive Secretary

  • “It certainly is an interesting career path, to go from bodybuilder to movie star to politician to man in way over his head.”

    Will Becton –
    Anesthesiologist

  • “I'm from Minnesota, and I demand some credit. We elected a ridiculous joke of a governor years ago.”

    Brandon Calhoun –
    Systems Analyst

  • “Who would have thought that a bad Austrian artist who's obsessed with the human physical ideal could assemble such a rabid political following?”

    Sarah Jacobs –
    Lyricist

  • “Don't blame me—I voted for the porn star.”

    Kevin Napier –
    Radio Operator