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The Jason Rose Connection

Kevin Bacon, move over! Jason Rose — the big-haired, bigger-mouthed, Republican 30-something king of AZ P.R. — is really the one with the connections. He's represented everyone from Andrew Thomas to Ballet Arizona, and his favorite parlor trick is getting his clients to pimp one another. (Who can forget Joe Arpaio shilling for Pink Taco and Mitt Romney?) A minutes-long New Times team investigation reveals Rose's ties to Hunter S. Thompson, Richard M. Nixon, Wonder Woman, and even Barack Obama. Click here to view the fullsize chart.
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