Recalling the Recall

It’s all yours, Arnold.

We are getting to the 10th anniversary of the recall of Gov. Gray Davis and his replacement by Arnold Schwarzenegger.  One of the events that followed was a UC “compact” with the new governor that was worthless; as soon as the state had budgetary problems, the compact disappeared.  A key problem was that the governor doesn’t appropriate funds; the legislature does.  Nonetheless, there were photo ops:

Compact buddies

For nostalgia buffs, here is a video history of the recall in three parts:

Finally, the comic side from Harry Shearer:

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