VICTORY --- The day after Arnold Schwarzenegger defeated Governor Gray Davis in the Recall election, I got up early, figuring there would be some reflection of victory inside the Capitol: a gathering or celebration. Instead, the corridors were almost empty. The only visible indication of a change in leadership was the newspaper headline waiting at the door of each legislative office.
October 8, 2003.

VICTORY --- The day after Arnold Schwarzenegger defeated Governor Gray Davis in the Recall election, I got up early, figuring there would be some reflection of victory inside the Capitol: a gathering or celebration. Instead, the corridors were almost empty. The only visible indication of a change in leadership was the newspaper headline waiting at the door of each legislative office. October 8, 2003.