Influential GOP strategist Sean Noble of the consulting firm DC London is calling on recalled, former state Senate President Russell Pearce to "resign or be removed" from his position as the Arizona GOP's first vice chair because of Pearce's remarks advocating the coerced sterilization of female Medicaid recipients.
"There's nothing conservative about [fascism]," Noble stated via his Twitter account on Saturday. "Pearce doesn't represent Republicans. He must resign or be removed."
Pearce's grotesque remarks came during one of his regular weekly radio broadcast on KKNT 960 AM, while he railed about government programs such as Medicaid.
"You put me in charge of Medicaid," Pearce told one caller, "the first thing I'd do is get [female recipients] Norplant, birth-control implants, or tubal ligations. Then, we'll test recipients for drugs and alcohol, and if you want to [reproduce] or use drugs or alcohol, then get a job."