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July 27, 2010

SB1070, Coming to a Theater Near You

Joshua Lott, Reuters
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.

  • black dog barking

    Does State Senator Pearce maintain his own private shrine to Marion Morrison? He looks like he’s mad at me for disrupting his reverie with his idol.

  • lq

    T.C. Boyle’s ‘The Tortilla Curtain’ is a superb look at this workforce, and those who hire them. Locale is LA area, but could be anywhere in the southwest, I believe. Read this and you will feel the rage at this law on a far deeper level than you thought possible. The photo of the laborers brought back the searing prose like a forest fire.

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