[But the novelty appears to have worn off. His approval rating dropped by nearly half this year to 34 percent in the latest Public Policy Institute of California poll, taken in August. A Field Poll this month found that only 36 percent of voters would like to see Mr. Schwarzenegger re-elected.] The invincible Teflon-coated superhero turns out not to be able to repeal the law of gravity, ... Once your poll numbers fall below 40 percent, you are fair game for anyone. Gary Coleman probably thinks he could beat him now.
Martin Kaplan