I didn't know why at first but upon hearing the announcement by Arnold Schwarzenegger that he is running for governor of California, I knew I had the subject of my next column. No, it wasn't because of Schwarzenegger's accompanying comment that it was the toughest decision he's made since opting for a bikini wax in 1978 or that the announcement was made during a taping of "The Tonight Show," with Jay Leno.

It was because of the idea that a rank amateur could at the same time joke around and state seriously he had the qualities to govern a state the size of California. I see it no different from nonCPAs being given a majority role in the regulation of CPAs.

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