Top 10 Douchiest Arizonans in 2014

The trusty online Urban Dictionary defines "douchiest" as "to be the ultimate example of a douche" -- but in 2014 we had a surplus of such ultimate examples in Arizona.

From the ineffective governor who left the state with its finances in shambles, to average citizens whose stupidity lifted them into the headlines, these 10 Arizonans helped make the state the laughingstock most of the country thinks it is.

It was tough to narrow this down to 10, so if you feel strongly that we missed your favorite douche, please share your nominations in the comment section.

Here are the winners:

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