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Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 08/03/2012

Arnold Schwarzenegger founds think tank at USC


Arnold Schwarzenegger in 2012. (Jean-Christophe Bott/Associated Press)

Arnold Schwarzenegger has a new gig: Think tank professor. The former governor/actor announced Thursday that he’s co-founded the Schwarzenegger Institute for State and Global Policy at the University of Southern California. “This institute is dedicated to promoting a new era of post-partisanship, where solutions are the result of intelligent and civil discussion between people with deeply held principles who understand the need to work through their disagreements to achieve real solutions,” he said. (Translation: Now I’ll listen to “girlie men” Democrats.) Schwarzenegger is giving $20 million of his own money to the institute and will serve as a professor, fundraiser and chairman of the board of advisers, reports our colleague Allen McDuffee.

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