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December 21, 2005

You Have to Love Arnold

He don't take no shite.

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger on Monday told officials in his hometown in Austria to remove his name from a sports stadium and stop using his name to promote the city. The governor's request came after politicians in Graz began a petition drive to rename the stadium, reacting to Schwarzenegger's decision last week to deny clemency to condemned inmate Stanley Tookie Williams. Opposition to the death penalty is strong in Austria.

So how did the officials of Graz, highly principled moral superiors, respond to Arnold's request?

They accepted this as the price of taking a stand. They stood firm to their moral beliefs.

Oh, wait, no, they didn't. They folded like a handkerchief in Arnie's breast pocket.

JackM blogged this on Letters From Desolation Row already.

Check out the comments section in that post.
Seems some Euroweenies are very much in a twist about some blogger's opinion.
Feel free to opine, especially if you sprechen-zee-deutsch.


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