The Tedinator

For the past few days, Drudge, Neale News and Bourque have been featuring a paparazzi photo of a shirtless Arnold Schwarzenegger, alerting an unsuspecting citizenry to the shocking news that men nearing 60 years tend to become a little flabby.

Who knew?

Maybe this comparison is a little more relevant.

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FILED UNDER: Entertainment, Popular Culture, US Politics
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Comments

  1. Brian J. says:

    You know, if I were a citizen of California, I’d be gratified that my governor was too busy to spend hours a day in the gym to maintain his physique.




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  2. Anderson says:

    Well, he could still kick MY ass. Not to mention Drudge’s.




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  3. Hal says:

    In the latter comparison, you’re pitting someone who never traded on his looks with someone who has only traded on his looks. Up until he became governor of California, Arnie was basically a face guy. Which is why, if you look carefully above, Arnie looks spectacular from the neck up. Everything else looks like shit – tailoring can take care of that.

    While your correct that Kennedy looks like a fat pig, the fact is he’s pretty much always looked this way. And he managed to be a fantastically successful politician (regardless of whether you agree with him or not). He’s had a long, successful career in politics despite being a pudge-o-matic.

    Arnie, on the other hand, is starting to look a bit like a fresh kill to the vultures.




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  4. Jeff Baker says:

    I think it’s a photoshop job.




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  5. Jim says:

    Here’s a picture of another male nearing 60 years of age:

    http://www.sylvesterstallone.com/frontpage/photogallery/slygym.jpg




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