Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger leaves office January 3rd of next year, clearing the way for the swearing in of Governor-elect Jerry Brown. While he has not yet revealed what he'll do next, the last eight years of the outgoing governor's tenure are open to discussion and debate.
Bill Whalen, research fellow at the Hoover Institution, former speechwriter for Governor Pete Wilson and media consultant to Arnold Schwarzenegger
John Myers, KQED's Sacramento bureau chief
Joe Mathews, Irvine senior fellow at the New America Foundation