Arnold’s high-speed spin

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By Steven T. Jones
After being called out by the Guardian as the main obstacle to building a high-speed rail system in California, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger wrote an op-ed in the Fresno Bee over the weekend claiming to enthusiastically support the project. That’s good news and a sign that project supporters are making progress. Unfortunately, the op-ed continues the governor’s deceptive approach to the issue as it omits inconvenient facts and makes false claims.