"The incredibly controversial immigration bill signed into law in Arizona last week turns out to be just the latest in a string of super-conservative bills passed by the state legislature this year...Arizona lawmakers have turned their desert paradise into a bright-red beacon of conservatism and a fantasy island of right-wing dream legislation.
...what happened to Arizona? Wasn't it, briefly, an unlikely swing state trending purple in 2008? Wasn't it the place where even John McCain's name on the presidential ballot couldn't stem the rising tide of Democratic registrations?
We set out to find out where all that hopey changey stuff went in Arizona, and what's behind its dramatic tilt to the right.> (READ MORE)