Thanks for a balanced look at New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, warts and all [June 25]. Both are in their seventh decade, yet their approach to politics is progressive and refreshing. No conservative clichés and smoke-screen social issues; just good old-fashioned compromise and common sense. Isn't that what governing is all about?
Bob August, Republicans for Environmental Protection NASHVILLE
Bloomberg and Schwarzenegger are successful because they serve constituents rather than political interests. They don't govern with a my-way-or-the-highway approach but are willing to reach across the aisle, admit mistakes and change direction. Rather...