Schwarzenegger Is Joker and Jokee at Gridiron Dinner

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Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger got some laughs as the Republican speaker at the Gridiron Club's political roast in Washington, D.C. last night.

President Barack Obama skipped the annual dinner to spend a long weekend with his family in Camp David.

Schwarzenegger explained his abscence to the media and politicians assembled at a downtown Washington ballroom.

"He's just not that into you," he said, referring to the book and movie with that title.

Democratic Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm got in a few partisan digs at the former actor and fellow governor. She asked him which of his movies best prepared him to deal with a party led by radio commentator Rush Limbaugh and Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele.

The choices she offered him? "True Lies" or "Kindergarten Cop."
 

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