Arizona, I… I don’t even know what to say.

A couple of weeks ago, if you remember, I wrote an ode to Arizona’s desert loveliness.

Has the state now betrayed me?

Last Friday, Arizona Governor Jan Brewer signed into being one of the most reactionary, racist laws in recent memory in Arizona. I won’t rehash the details of the “Support Our Law Enforcement and Safe Neighborhoods Act.” Suffice it to say that its illogic is mind-boggling, and the hate and cynicism that fueled its passage astonishing. Continue reading