California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has put the "Jay Leno Show" back on the national radar for an oh-so-brief moment by using it to announce his pick for Lt. Governor.

Abel Maldano is a longtime Republican state senator from a family of Mexican immigrants who built a successful agricultural business.

But check out the joke Arnold tries to crack at the end of the clip—almost makes Leno seem a master of comic delivery. Obviously what Leno needs is a nightly appearance by Arnold, during which he makes terrible jokes to make him look good while announcing political appointments to boost ratings. (Or announce his candidacy for some new and exciting office.) "The Jay Leno Show": Solved!