And For Your Viewing Pleasure — The Women’s Conference
Tune into the Women’s Conference the morning of October 26 via its live webcast and hear what First Lady Michelle Obama says to the estimated 30,000 attendees.
At 12:30 pm, there’s a lunchtime conversation between Diane Sawyer, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Sandra Day O’Connor, the first woman appointed to the high court.
What might also be interesting — and potentially educational — is Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, along with referee Matt Lauer of Today, appearing on stage with the two candidates vying to replace him, Democrat Jerry Brown and Republican Meg Whitman.
It seems impossible that the GOP governor didn’t watch at least one of the Brown/Whitman debates.Given the content of same, it seems a safe bet Schwarzenegger had more than a chuckle or two over the promises made and banalities mouthed, few if any with even the most tenuous link to the reality of the job Schwarzenegger has held for the past seven years.
It also seems a safe bet Schwarzenegger, while more than capable of poking fun at himself, might be a tad miffed at both the Brown and Whitman campaigns casting him in the role of “failed” incumbent, the same way Schwarzenegger portrayed Gray Davis seven years ago.
Given those dynamics, it’s well within the realm of possibility that Schwarzenegger, no doubt politely, will encourage both Brown and Whitman to walk a few miles in his cowboy boots before being so free with criticism of his performance.
What’s the worst thing that can happen to him? Be forced to leave office in January?
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