Typically understated Fortune gives California Guv Arnie S. a hearty endorsement in "Arnold Power" (August 9). They mostly like his enthusiasm, and claim there's a good chance that it will rather quickly rub off on Wall Street, leading to a "California's back" investment and general economic surge. Reminds me of an earlier California governor with the ability to radiate optimism and attract others to his vision. In war and peace, optimism and enthusiasm rule ... and can move mountains and continents.
Before blogging became all the rage, Tom was posting book reviews and Observations (essentially early blog posts) to this site. You can find the archives below.
What we're talking about
on the front page.