The smoke-and-mirrors governor

A new San Jose State University poll released today shows Governor Schwarzenegger with a 62% popularity rating. Although polls are often over-rated, as they are often just momentary snapshots of people’s attitudes at any given moment, (except of course on election day, when that is the moment that counts the most), I find these numbers quite disturbing. When peeling away the underpinnings of the Governor’s popularity, the fact emerges that Arnold is again playing his well-honed game of smoke and mirrors and our voters are apparently buying it hook, line and sinker.

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