Feathered Bastard

SB 1070 Remix, the Dennis Gilman Cut

Gilman televises the revolution, or part of it...

Lordy, I've had enough of neo-Nazi hugger, 12-point loser, and ex-state Senate President Russell Pearce's gorilla mug. No doubt many of you have as well. But until the wingnuts and Tea Party idgits in this state run screaming at the sight of him, I plan to keep shoving him down their throats in this blog as often as I can.

The haters, the lobbyists, the fellow-travelers, the bigoted blue-hairs, and most Arizona Republicans are gonna have to own him. Sorry, he's your rabid Wonder Dog, not mine.

I assure you, when a tsunami of brown finally, as it must, washes this state clean of prejudice, or as clean as it's ever gonna get, no one will claim Pearce as a pal, not even the wackjobs who want to give him $260,000 of taxpayer money. Because the balance of power will have shifted, and the Rs will be grateful for whatever brown votes they can nab.

Such are my thoughts on watching local videographer Dennis Gilman's recap of last week's action in D.C. and on the streets of Phoenix. In the nation's Capitol, at a U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on 1070, U.S. Senators Charles Schumer and Dick Durbin played good cop-bad cop, slapping around Pearce around till he looked like he was going to stroke out.

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