Best Sign That Local Democrats Just Might Have a Sense of Humor (2008)

We weren't sure what to expect when we got an e-mail inviting us to check out, a "social network for the Arizona Republicans who put the AZ in crazy." But in just a few minutes, we were giggling delightedly. The MySpace send-up, put together by the state Democratic Party just in time for April Fool's Day, has profiles of Russell Pearce (he's interested in meeting "natural-born citizens"), Karen Johnson (hobbies include "guns, getting married, and denying global warming") and a whole slate of other GOP loonies. Naturally, the project drew outcry from the humorless types who hang out at It's mean, they said; it's unfair. Maybe it's just us, but we found ourselves wondering what the problem was with that!


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