There are certain defining moments in some politicians' careers that take them from the status of politician to a real leader. In Arizona, the fight over SB1070 is Governor Jan Brewer's defining moment.
In the fight over SB1070, Jan Brewer has stood up to Barack Obama, his Washington (and Chicago) entourage, as well as the "hand inside Barack Obama's puppet," the Service Employees International Union. Her latest video is the most recent example of Jan Brewer's ability to show the brass that most politicians won't:
Meanwhile, Brewer's opponent in the gubernatorial campaign, a nearly 30-year career politician named Terry Goddard, is apparently still searching for his defining moment—hoping the SEIU will somehow give it to him as it did a young community organizer from Illinois.
“I bring reason to your ears, and, in language as plain as ABC, hold up truth to your eyes.” Thomas Paine, December 23, 1776
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