Feathered Bastard

SINNERS, PSYCHOS, SKUNKS: Tom Horne Bites the Mat, and Republicans Offer Up a Baggage-Laden Doug Ducey for Governor

Of the many joys of primary day 2014, the top of my list and the most satisfying was Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne's delicious seven­-point defeat by former state gaming director and fellow Republican Mark Brnovich.

The only thing I'd enjoy more would be watching Horne, outfitted in prison stripes, as he breaks rocks in the hot sun with one of those cartoony ball­-and-­chains tied to his legs and The Clash's version of "I Fought the Law" cranked up for background music.

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