Zack de la Rocha Makes PSA Opposing Arizona Immigration Law
Quick version: SB 1070 is a bad idea and it's basically state-sponsored racism.
So, yeah, Up On The Sun has nothing more to say about it than this: Is anyone a little annoyed by how Rage Against The Machine singer Jack de la Rocha starts pronouncing Arisssona at the end of this PSA? If you'd like to rally us all for a demonstration Sunday -- and it's true that such a demonstration is a great idea -- make you should pronounce the name of our state the way we do? Zach does it at the beginning, so he's obviously willing to pronounce the Z's sometimes. I don't go over to Loss An-ga-leece and pronounce it the way Sam Elliott does in The Big Lebowski if I want people there to listen to me.
Everyone in Arizzzona should hate this law, and it's easy to lose them with a deliberate mispronunciation of our state's name. Of course maybe I shouldn't bother to defend anything about this state, what with this debacle and the Birther Bill passed in a week. We're embarrassing ourselves right and left.
Mainly right, actually.
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