This morning Mother Jones published a funny and infuriating article on its web site titled “America’s 50 Worst State Legislatures: Because it’s never good when your state’s greatest legislative achievement is ‘WrestleMania Appreciation Week.'”
True thing: I started reading it for the express purpose of finding out which state has a legislature ridiculous enough to waste time enacting a WrestleMania Appreciation Week.
Turns out, it’s us.
The story also notes the Gold Dome’s recent nutso conspiracy-mongering, ongoing rampant misogyny and, of course, the one-man state-shaming machine called Don Balfour.
There’s a reason Creative Loafing calls its annual state legislative session review the Golden Sleaze Awards.