Seahawks Lose, Wash. State Democrat Trashes Arizona as 'Desert Racist Wasteland'

December 23, 2013 0 Comments

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Beware angry Democrats when they're football fans. AP reporter Mike Baker wrote up Washington state Rep. Joe Fitzgibbon, who grew angry over the Arizona Cardinals upset of the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday. Referring to Arizona's fight over illegal immigration, he tweeted  "Losing a football game sucks. Losing to a desert racist wasteland sucks a lot."

Washington state Republican Rep. J.T. Wilcox retweeted Fitzgibbon with the comment "Makes us all look bad". Fitzgibbon told AP "If folks are going to take that too seriously, then I'm sorry about that." He went on to attack SB 1070 in Arizona:

Still, Fitzgibbon said people in Washington state "have not appreciated" how Arizona has treated immigrants, particularly citing a 2010 immigration law that was subject to a legal challenge from the federal government. He said Arizona leaders need to look at changing laws that he believes amount to racial profiling.

At least he has the excuse of being a political newbie: Fitzgibbon was first elected in 2010 to represent Seattle's southwestern suburbs and Vashon Island, and ran unopposed in 2012. 

[HT: Dan Gainor]






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