Poor Jesus. It’s not bad enough that he’s crucified, now he has to spend all his time talking to Pat Robertson and holding hands with Jan Brewer. What’s that? Yes, she said that he was holding her hand throughout the controversy over that state’s anti-immigration law and that’s what got her through it.
The signing of SB 1070 was a very difficult time for me personally because I knew immediately that although we monitored the bill and amended the bill in the legislature that it was going to be a lightning rod, however, I didn’t know or realize at the time just how big of a lightning rod it was going to be. But I knew that they would be out there, some of the political pundits and elected officials calling Arizona racist and bigots. And they turned on me, they really turned on me harshly and it hurts. And when you see protesters saying and doing and presenting things out there that represent things that you just absolutely know aren’t true, that was tough. Many a night I would sit on my patio and think, Jesus hold my hand, you got me here, now you’ve got to get me through all of this.
I wonder where Jesus was when she did this:
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