Governor, Easy Rider
By now you surely know that Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger was in a motorcycle accident this weekend while tooling around Brentwood with his son tucked into a sidecar. You probably also know that he doesn't have a motorcycle license, and hasn't thought about getting one in the last 37 years. But if the idea of an unlicensed Governor bothers you, why worry? Spokeswoman Margita Thompson says that since the motorcycle had a sidecar, it counts as a 3-wheeled vehicle, and was technically not illegal for Schwartzie to drive. Maybe she's hoping nobody has spotted him riding a sidecar-free motorcycle.
Um, except in Terminator 2. (Psst! Margita: It's grossed more than $200 million. Everybody has seen him riding on just 2 wheels.)
We started wondering if the Governor should maybe, just in case, get licenses for the other things he's driven or wielded in movies. Who knows what props/18-wheelers he took home as souveniers — any of them might end up as playtoys on the streets of Brentwood. But we are, sadly, not Governator completists. We know there are tons of guns and a really big sword. Help us make a list we can forward to Margita, whose job is kind of sucking right now, so she can get some quickie preventative licenses. Wasn't there an ATV kind of thing in Running Man? And something with a blimp?