Friday, October 07, 2005

Conservative Commentary On Special Election
"The head start this has given Schwarzenegger's foes produced a series of polls indicating that most or all of the initiatives faced defeat, and that Schwarzenegger's own popularity had declined precipitously. Now that "Ah-nold" is wading into the fray himself, however, and some pro-initiative TV commercials are beginning to hit the airwaves, this picture is expected to change. Schwarzenegger has demonstrated an impressive ability to persuade the voters to support his initiatives, and there is no reason why this should suddenly evaporate. In addition, just to assure everybody that he is no lame duck, and expects to be around for quite a while, he has announced that he will run for re-election in 2006. "