A Worsley TV ad, part of a $10K ad buy, according to the Worsley camp
As disgraced ex-state Senate President Russell Pearce recycles old signs from last year's historic recall election, his GOP primary rival Bob Worsley is running $10,000 ad buys on cable TV and racking up endorsements from Mesa Mayor Scott Smith, the other six members of the Mesa City Council, and, today, the Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
Can I hear an "ouch" in the audience? And then an "Amen, brother," as Worsley, a conservative Republican by any measure, sets the rock crusher to "pummel" and prepares to pave his driveway with what's left of Pearce's career.
(Couldn't happen to a nicer Cactus Country bigot-boy, eh?)
Another TV commercial for Worsley for state Senate
The Chamber's endorsement letter signed by that org's president and CEO Glenn Hamer, states,
"We are excited to endorse a candidate that shares our mission of advancing Arizona's competitive position in the global economy by advocating free-market policies that stimulate economic growth and prosperity for all Arizonans."
Translation: "That wackjob Pearce is no longer Senate president, has zero power, and can go pound sand, for all we care."
Of course, it doesn't hurt that Worsley seems likable enough, is the millionaire founder of SkyMall, doesn't have a neo-Nazi, mass-murdering, baby-killing ex-bosom bud named J.T. Ready, and isn't considered to be Arizona's answer to David Duke.
Above are Worsley's TV ads, already on your cable box if you're in Legislative District 25. Also included is a pic and a close-up of a Pearce campaign sign, which says the Mesa Muttonhead is "endorsed by small business," though which small business, it doesn't say.
That yellow stripe the "small business" slogan is on? That covers white lettering from '11 reading "KEEP," which you may be able to make out in the close-up. These placards being poorly-altered leftovers from Pearce's failed recall bid, ya see.
Actually, most of Pearce's campaign for state Senate this time around is a rehash, and doomed to fail, once again.
Okay, this is totally gratuitous, but I can't help myself...
Pearce is like some ancient, obsolete grenadier, disemboweled by modern weaponry, unwilling to admit twilight is upon him. All that's left is for Worsley to administer the political coup de grace, and put Pearce out of his misery. Which should be happening round about August 28.