George Will explains how Arnold is practicing "permanent revolution" in California. He will place four proposals before the voters this year that, according to Will: "He has submitted to the Democratic-controlled legislature four proposals aimed at unlocking some interlocking political and economic irrationalities produced by a political class that has treated public office as private property. Because the legislature probably will not act soon and affirmatively, ballot language has been drafted and fundraising for four ratification campaigns has begun."
"If Schwarzenegger successfully employs the plebiscitary mechanism this year, he will approach reelection next year ranked among the states most transformative governors. And ripples raised by the boulders he is throwing into this nation-states political pool will roll eastward across the country." Read it all. Excellent piece.
And here is John Funds take on Arnolds revoltion against "the unions and other interest groups blocking his package of four reform initiatives that will likely go before voters this fall."