KTAR radio host Larry Gaydos often describes Governor Jan Brewer as being "intellectually bankrupt." While we often find Gaydos' assessment fairly accurate, Brewer reaffirmed today what might be considered the best decision of her political career: no more debates.
Rather than allow an opportunity to redeem herself for her ghastly performance in last week's faceoff (which we'll show you, yet again, after the jump) Brewer pledged again today to not participate in another debate.
"They know what Terry Goddard stands for, and they know what Jan Brewer stands for, so I'm going to take my message and my information and my plans for the future out to the people in a different venue," Brewer told KTAR this morning.
Hopefully nobody in that "different venue" asks Jan any of the tough questions, like "your opening statement governor?"
"I said long before the first debate that that would be the one that was done -- the one that was required by the Clean Elections Commission -- and that has been done and we will move forward," Brewer continued.
We contacted Brewer's press secretary, Paul Senseman, to hit him with a hypothetical: if a debate were to be organized -- and Jan's opponents each agreed to participate -- would Brewer just sit it out?
As usual, Senseman never got back to us.
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We're not sure what's causing Brewer's hesitation to debate her opponents. If you believe conservative pollster Scott Rasmussen, Brewer's poll numbers got a bump after last week's brain fart.
If Rasmussen is to be believed, it seems Jan's best bet would be to schedule a debate, show up in a cheerleader outfit, and nervously giggle her way into four more years as Arizona's governor.
And now -- because it just doesn't get old -- watch Jan's epic moment of silence below.