This was one year ago today, and I still believe it. This is the greatest country in the world, and our strength comes from our amazing people who always find a way to overcome our problems. But we don't solve problems by complaining in front of the TV. We solve them by getting up and doing something. Pick your cause, and act. Democracy isn't a spectator sport.
Last night, at an event about redistricting reform efforts nationwide at the USC Schwarzenegger Institute, I was asked about America's future. Here's my answer....
Watch the full panel on redistricting reform, and get involved. Let's end gerrymandering all over the country and make sure that voters are picking the politicians instead of letting the politicians pick the voters. Let's hold Congress accountable and make their elections competitive so they have to perform to win. Here's the full video: https://www.facebook.com/arnold/videos/10154868542086760/
Bruno Sammartino was a legend. He was the American Dream personified. From his childhood in Italy hiding from Nazis to selling out Madison Square Garden 188 times as the biggest star of professional wrestling, he was a hero in every stage of his life. And away from the spotlights and attention, he had the biggest heart you can imagine. I’ll miss you, Bruno.