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8 July 2010

Arnold Schwarzenegger hates socialism

...but he loves Milton Friedman.

By Daniel Trilling

Much excitement from our senior editor’s corner of the office at the forthcoming action flick The Expendables. Fine — although he might not agree with the politics of the film’s co-star, Arnold Schwarzenegger.

 

I came from a socialistic country where the government controls the economy. It’s a place where you can hear 18-year-old kids talking about their pension. But me, I wanted more. I wanted to be the best. Individualism like that is incompatible with socialism. So I felt I had to come to America.

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