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July 27, 2010

SB1070, Coming to a Theater Near You

For special report IMMIGRATION/ARIZONA

Joshua Lott, Reuters

Two days before the Arizona immigration bill becoming law, lets pay homage to State Senator Russell Pearce, the author of the legislation, not just for demonstrating his own narcissism in sitting for this portrait, but for helping usher in this law with a harsh, warped and romanticized cowboy mentality.

Meanwhile, let’s also appreciate John Moore’s photo anticipating the dynamics, come Thursday, on one street corner.

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