"Backers of the ethnic cleansing law in Arizona claim that nationwide calls for boycotts of Arizona won't amount to much. Maybe they will, or maybe they won't, but this won't be so easy to laugh off...Why should this worry Arizona? Because Arizona is heavily dependent (PDF) on the tourism industry...(READ MORE)
...Indeed, according to a 2008 report on domestic visitors (PDF) by the office of tourism, 34 percent of all visitors to Arizona came from California. The next largest contributor, Texas, lagged far behind at 5 percent. Liberal Washington, New York and Illinois constitute another 11 percent of the total...
If they don't want to be hurt by this boycott, they need to lobby their state legislature and governor to change mid-course.""
I went down to Arizona for Spring Training two of the last three years. No longer. And while the Arizona tourist industry is now crying about being personally hurt by these budding boycotts..."
Arizona Craziness Wrap-Up via The Daily Kos (READ HERE)