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Schwarzenegger Luvs Palin

California Gov. Arnold Schwarzeneggerarnold3.jpg is head over heels for Alaska Gov. Sarah Palinpalin.jpg.

Well, sort of.

No, it’s not another groping scandal gone bad. At the American Magazine Conference in San Francisco on Tuesday, The Terminator opened up in Ad Age with his declaration.

Schwarzenegger had initially teased Palin when Sen. John McCain picked her for a running mate.

“That’s what’s wrong with the Constitution,” Schwarzenegger said he told her, referring to the citizenship requirement blocking him from the presidency. “Miss Alaska is beating Mr. Universe.”

And what’s more, Schwarzenegger maintained in an interview with Rick Stengel, managing editor of Time magazine, people should stop predicting a McCain loss on Nov. 4.

“People always count him out at the wrong time,” he said. Ms. Palin’s executive experience as a mayor and now governor prepared her well to run, he added.

“I think that she would be a great vice president,” he said.

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LAT Sends Schwarzenegger A Valentine

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Michael Rothfeld writes today that the fires have brought out the best in Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger:

At every turn, he has drawn an unspoken contrast between his on-the-spot presence and the failures following Hurricane Katrina — emphasizing that the state has done everything in its power to help — and making public his letters and personal entreaties to Bush.

Commanding the fire effort has played to Schwarzenegger’s old strength as a world-famous celebrity thriving in the limelight and to his political preference for decisive action with immediate results, those who know him say.

But this loving tribute has rankled some of the governor’s critics — including a man named J.D. who has submitted this missive to the paper’s Op/Ed page (thanks for the cc, J.D.):

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