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Schwarzenegger video of the week

By Josh Richman
Tuesday, June 24th, 2008 at 6:21 am in Arnold Schwarzenegger.

As Gov. Arnold Schwarznegger stumps today with presumptive Republican presidential nominee John McCain, let’s take a look at an alternate 21st Century in which “the finest men in America don’t run for President — they run for their lives.” It’s 1987′s “The Running Man,” loosely based on the Stephen King/Richard Bachmann novella of the same name:

It’s almost worth watching this generally awful movie just to see Schwarzenegger, as protagonist Ben Richards, utter the line, “I’m not into politics — I’m into survival.” Ironic? Prophetic?

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