Brothers & Sisters creator asks Governator to do something about WGA strike
Nothing, according to Brothers & Sisters creator Jon Robin Baitz. In an open letter to the Governator, on yesterday's Huffington Post, Baitz basically accuses Schwarzenegger of "fiddling while California burns."
Baitz asserts, "For the governor to simply observe, the more it would resemble the unthinkable notion of your doing nothing as fires rage through dry Californian canyons. That should not be part of your legacy."
Baitz also insists that "the effects of this strike on California will be cataclysmic." And the Governator has to know that the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation has projected the strike could results in losses as high as $2 billion a month in salaries and other costs. You would think Schwarzenegger would be motivated to nip this thing in the bud as quickly as possible.
What, if anything, can the Governator do? Baitz writes, "I am reaching out to you to ask that you step into this very ugly minefield and do everything in your power to bring the two parties together. Before it becomes a quagmire. Without a quick resolution that nominally satisfies both parties, production will shut down, which is already starting to happen."