Granholm and dating game
During the 2008 presidential election, Granholm stood in as Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin in a series of practice debates with Democratic vice presidential nominee Joseph Biden. Granholm had to eliminate upwards of 0 per person from state budget expenditures.She held jobs as a tour guide at Universal Studios, within customer service for the Los Angeles Times and was the first female tour guide at Marine World Africa USA in Redwood City, piloting boats with 25 tourists aboard. She worked on John Anderson's independent presidential campaign and enrolled at the University of California, Berkeley. She emphasized the need for the state to attract young people and businesses to Michigan.This time she finished the run in under 45 minutes.After joining her husband Daniel Mulhern for the last two miles of his October 24, 2004 Detroit Free Press/Flagstar Bank Marathon run, Granholm remarked, "I would love to run a marathon before I'm 50." During Granholm’s first year in office, she made a significant number of budget cuts.The Dating Game is an ABC television show that first aired on December 20, 1965 and was the first of many shows created and packaged by Chuck Barris from the 1960s through the 1980s.
The pre-stardom Farrah Fawcett, Suzanne Somers, Lindsay Wagner, Tom Selleck and Lee Majors appeared as "contestants" on the show in the 1960s and early 1970s.The questions were all framed provocatively, with plenty of opportunity for a naughty answer. In the years since the show aired, some fascinating names came up on You Tube’s radar — of on-the-prowl singles who would one day make a name for themselves.A typical question went something like this: “Bachelor Number Three, it’s the holiday season and I’m Santa — you’re on my lap. Before his hair went white and his stand-up comedy career took off, Steve Martin appeared on the show (on multiple occasions).In January 2005, Granholm presented an early budget proposal, demanded immediate response from the Legislature, and held a press conference outlining the highlights of the proposed budget.After refusing to consider, debate, or vote on the proposed budget, Republicans stated they would prefer that the Legislature have more involvement in the formation of the state budget.