Arnold Schwarzenegger: The Tank

Before he became widely popular as the Governor of California, Arnold Schwarzenegger was a little-known independent film actor and practitioner of yoga. However, once his massive success in public office set in, he embarked on a journey of body building and policy might.


Year Three as Governor

As the pressures of governance grew, so did Arnold's muscle mass. His workout included intense emphasis on arms and chest, leading him to become one of the fittest public servants in the history of the United States.

It’s simple: if it jiggles, it’s fat
— 1999

The Policy Tank

Many have said that Schwarzenegger's newfound public image bolstered his persuasive powers as an executive. He began to roll out formidable administrative initiatives, including physically separating the "great state of California from the yoke of of the federal government." 



 Bad Policy Initiatives 

Bad Policy Initiatives