If you Google “List of worsts,” you come up with 647 million hits. Everything from films to baseball games to sitcoms, even tomatoes. Tiger Woods tops the list of worst celebrity tippers. In the 10 worst Presidents, Richard Nixon came in ninth, and George W. Bush didn’t qualify apparently. On my list of Presidents, GWB would be a solid first.
There’s a list of top worst school massacres, unfortunate in its nature but a sign of the times. There’s a list of worst airports for delay, which you might want to check before your next flight. Las Vegas is not on the list of worst housing markets, even though it has led in foreclosures for months. If your kids go to a public school, there is a list of the worst of those. There seems to be one for everything.
And now the Transport Union of America has come up with a “Worst Governor Ever”list with notables like Rick Scott of Florida, Scott Walker of Wisconsin, Tom Corbett, Pennsylvania, Chris Christie, New Jersey, Rick Snyder, Michigan, John Kasich, Ohio, and the new GOP candidate for President, Rick Perry of Texas. But guess who takes the honor for “Worst of the Worst Governors?” Of course, Arizona’s own Jan Brewer.
Most of the reasons for nominating the worst governor were due to legislation they passed and their politics in general. Jan Brewer can be judged on both of those points but she adds another measure to the pot. Competence, or a lack of in the case of Brewer. Jan Brewer is not qualified to be Governor of Arizona, and the only reason she is…her support for State Sen. Russell Pearce’s racist anti-immigration bill, SB-1070.
Already the laughing stock of the country, Arizona politics just keep on rolling.
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