Feathered Bastard

Russell Pearce on Blast for Racist E-mails in New Dennis Gilman Video

Gilman skewers Pearce and brings back an old Pearce bud from the dead

From beyond the grave, J.T. Ready haunts recalled, disgraced state Senator Russell Pearce in this new video by Dennis Gilman on the controversy surrounding Pearce's racist e-mails, unearthed and made public by the ACLU.

Some of the most egregious comments in those e-mails come from articles written by notorious Colorado xenophobe Frosty Wooldridge, which Pearce forwarded on to his pals, just as he did a neo-Nazi screed back in 2006.

The mere fact that an unapologetic Pearce would call a bigot like Wooldridge a "great patriot," as he did to ABC 15, pretty much tells you what you need to know. Guess who is also a big fan of Wooldridge's work? Erstwhile Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke.

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