Feathered Bastard

Russell Pearce a One-Note Johnny, New Bob Worsley Video Correctly Says

The Worsley camp's latest, and how true it is...

At the Red Mountain Tea Party Monday night, recalled, disgraced ex-state Senate President Russell Pearce did not bow out of the GOP primary in Legislative District 25 for state Senate, as some in the blogosphere had anticipated.

Instead, according to those in attendance, Pearce spoke to the usual crowd of alter-kockers about -- you guessed it -- immigration, thereby demonstrating the same point made by his rival Bob Worsley's latest campaign video: That Pearce is a one-note Johnny, for whom Chopsticks would be a stretch.

True to form, the Mesa muttonhead mumbled through a string of stock phrases and tired anecdotes, never touching on the rumors swirling last week that he was going to drop out of the race, ceding the primary to Worsley.

That gossip was kicked up by Channel 12's Brahm Resnik via Twitter, though I'd heard similar scuttlebutt from other sources. 

Pearce's slithery stalwart Constantin Querard replied to Resnik's Tweets the same day, naysaying the report.

"Russell Pearce is still running for state Senate," the Venomous One wrote. "Rumors to the contrary are likely just wishful thinking by New Times loving lefties."

Um, not really, Bubba. As I explained in a previous post, where I introduced the world to one helluva hi-larious Pearce-Downfall parody, I win whether Pearce stays on the Andrea Gail, or steps off before it leaves port. 

Either way, Pearce is going down. It's merely a matter of time.

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Stephen is a former staff writer and columnist at Phoenix New Times.
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