What were Arizona voters thinking?

  Dear HCN,

Until I read your October article on Arizona politics, I felt secure in the assumption that Florida had long since outdistanced Texas in having the stupidest, most corruptible voting population in the nation. I now find that I can hold onto that belief only by assuming that the entire electorate of Arizona is periodically bound and gagged in a chair, while pro-development elves, using their pilfered voter-registration cards, fan out over the state each election day to cast their votes for the worst people imaginable for the office. Perhaps the most horrifying element in the whole article was that it held up Bruce Babbitt as the paradigm for an Arizona governor.

Michael Fishman

Miami, Florida
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