We could blame his affair on the fact that he's a republican, but really most men have affairs outside of marriage--democrats, republicans, men of all stripes. Most men haven't overcome their biology. In these instances, I feel bad for his family, Maria Shriver and his kids, but I truly feel for the child, who's had to live a lie his or her whole life. He or she is the person who is viewed by all as less than, illegitimate. No child is illegitimate. Schwarzenegger kept his secret for the sake of himself and his own career. Everyone's wondering what's next for Shriver. She can take care of herself. She's apparently securing a gig on Oprah's final show where she'll be able to get in whatever last word she wants. Also, it's nice to see the LA Times didn't publish the child's mother's name.