Incredibly Poor Article on Arizona
This is hilarious
:So Tucson, a city of about 750,000, is expected to reach the 1 million mark in the next few years, a pretty city of wide streets and low adobe houses. And just beyond the houses, there's the Sonoran Desert and the distant bare and brooding Dragoon Mountains.
We are in Republican country, the home of the late Barry Goldwater, beaten in a landslide by Lyndon Johnson in the 1964 presidential election, but the godfather of the new conservatism that was to sweep Ronald Reagan to power in 1980 and to which President George Bush swore allegiance.
Mr Bush carried Arizona easily in 2000 and again in 2004, though out here in the south-west Republican ideology is based on a deep distrust of Washington, a commitment to small government (which means cutting most government programs), tax cuts and the free market. But throughout the state, there is now an almost universal dislike and distrust of George Bush. There is a sense that America is not what it used to be, that Mr Bush has become just another Washington big spender and that Iraq has become his Vietnam.
Where to begin? First, Tucson is not Republican country (nor the home of Barry Goldwater). Tucson's a typical liberal college town. Second, the notion that throughout the state, there's universal dislike and distrust of George Bush, is nonsense. Jon Kyl, who's in a fairly tough reelection battle, had the president out here a week or two ago for a fund-raiser.
Wishful thinking from a liberal stringer in Tucson.