Should Setting a "National Day of the Cowboy" Be a Priority for the State Legislature?
Governor Jan Brewer has signed into a law that creates the non-legal holiday of the "National Day of the Cowboy" in Arizona.
The purpose of this "holiday" is to, um, you know, uh . . .
"Many of the blessings enjoyed by Arizonans today are because of the contributions of our Keepers of the Range: The Arizona cowboy and cowgirl," the press release from Governor Brewer's office says. "These men and women -- of all races and backgrounds -- are
among the truest symbols of the American Southwest. I thank Senator Griffin for sponsoring this measure and legislators for taking action to honor our unique cowboy culture."
In other words, it does nothing -- but it takes place annually, on the fourth Saturday of July.
Taking into consideration things like the state budget, would you consider a "National Day of the Cowboy" to be a priority for the state Legislature?
Cast your vote below:
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