Town Hall Double Standards

Remember back in the summer of 2009, when members of Congress of both parties held town hall meetings with constituents about health care reform, and there were loud protesters at all them, but especially at the ones held by Democrats? And remember how that same summer Ann Kirkpatrick, who was serving her first term in […]

White Arizonans will show us who they are this election

Only redeeming feature of Trump's candidacy is that it shows you who people are, for good or for ill. This is great. https://t.co/YQQNqFQ3Ue — Jon Lovett (@jonlovett) November 7, 2016 Fucking trolls took the blog down again a few weeks ago so I was unable to post until now. Which turned out to be okay […]

You better accept the “nice” misogynists, ladies, or you’ll force us to run really gross ones!

Right wing dude barfed this “wisdom” up about Trump, in the wake of recent further revelations of what a nasty, rapey scumbag the GOP Presidential nominee is. Mitt Romney: Faithful family man.Stands by wife with M.S.Went out of his way to hire women.Polite, G-rated. Dems: "WAR ON WOMEN!!!" — Dan McLaughlin (@baseballcrank) October 7, 2016 […]

AZ Republic’s historic endorsement of Clinton is great. Hope they build upon it.

@azcentral WORST ENDORSEMENT EVER we will never buy nor read ur awful paper.Crooked AZ Republic & Crooked @HillaryClinton deserve each other — David and Michelle (@David_M_K) September 28, 2016 Some people are not taking the endorsement well. I was truly expecting the Arizona Republic to do their usual thing on a Presidential endorsement, where they […]

Meet the highly shady out-of-state characters influencing, and bankrolling, Top Two Primary in AZ

John Arnold and Jackie Salit It’s no secret that “centrist” business leaders in the Central Phoenix corridor and their friends at the Arizona Republic are strongly backing the Top Two Primary initiative, which now has ballot language and is getting signatures gathered for it. Even political reporter Mary Jo Pitzl couldn’t help but make her […]

Ducey’s appoints notorious anti-public education figure to AZ Supreme Court

Yawn… You've become so predictable it's not even fun to read you anymore… 😴 https://t.co/YU7qHysWeK — Daniel Scarpinato (@Scarpinato) January 6, 2016 Governor Ducey’s spokesman, responding to an EJ Montini column critical of his appointment of Clint Bolick to the AZ Supreme Court. Ugh, what a week. My brain is so crowded with things to […]

GOP chair paints Top Two Primary and anti-Dark Money initiatives as the work of dirty hippies

Robert Graham Per AZGOP Chair Robert Graham in the AZ Capitol Times: The Arizona Capitol Times recently reported the same people behind the failed jungle primary initiative in 2012 plan on taking another run at it in 2016. Only this time jungle primary supporters intend to team up with another group of liberals pushing an […]