Commentary: Paging Governor Schwarzenegger

Welcome back to California, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger.

We're so glad you could make it.

There are a few matters in your in-box for your consideration.

You started the year by unveiling a budget that called for $6.6 billion in cuts, and you rightly urged legislators to quickly deliver cuts in the current fiscal year.

"I wish we could just sit down for the next two weeks and work that out very quickly," you said in releasing your proposed budget

That was on Jan. 8. Since then, you've been gone from California no fewer than 20 days. You've spent some of that time seeking federal aid in Washington, D.C., but certainly not all.

We know about your skiing in Sun Valley, Idaho.

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