Pumped Up No More

Only a few weeks ago, California Republicans were giddy over the idea that Arnold Schwarzenegger could revive their party the way another actor turned politician, Ronald Reagan, did when he got into the Governor's race 37 years ago. But now they fear that dream is slipping away. The campaign that got off to a brilliant start on the Tonight show is becoming themeless and error prone. "They're flubbing this thing big time," says a longtime G.O.P. strategist. Former Los Angeles mayor Richard Riordan, who decided not to enter the race when Schwarzenegger got in, has urged him to be more open...

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