Sarah Palin Joins Jan Brewer in Propaganda Effort to Whitewash SB 1070
Sarah Palin, with Basilio Aja and Governor Jan Brewer at the Marriott Desert Ridge
In a media event that lasted less than 20 minutes, before a crowd of red-shirted Brewer-for-Governor supporters at the Marriott Desert Ridge in north Phoenix, former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin stood with Arizona Governor Jan Brewer as part of a propaganda effort to counter the tsunami of criticism over Arizona's "papers please" legislation, SB 1070.
There Brewer rolled out a new Web site Securetheborder.org, as a means of whitewashing the potential effects of SB 1070 and offering some pushback the boycott Arizona crowd.
Brewer also named Basilio Aja, an executive with the Arizona Cattlemen's Association, to be her first appointment to the state's Joint Border Security Advisory Committee.
Though Brewer attempted to take credit for the formation of that committee, it was in fact the result of legislation proposed by nativist, neo-Nazi hugger and state Senator Russell Pearce.
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