Feathered Bastard

Russell Pearce Pads His Application to Charles Hoskins for that $85K Job

Do I really want to write one more word about recalled ex-state Senator Russell Pearce?

Not really. But despite being rejected twice in his own district by a margin of 12 points, first in a historic 2011 recall election and then in the Republican primary for state Senate in 2012, he continues to resurface, like a nasty case of political herpes.

Pearce still retains a cult of personality in the state GOP, which Maricopa County Treasurer Charles "Hos" Hoskins is part of. Recently, Hoskins created a job for the man he admires so much with our money, at the rate of $85,000 per year.

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