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Kyrsten Sinema Voted Among 8 Most Crazy by Buzzfeed

Posted: August 16, 2012 at 3:45 pm   /   by

Only Number 6? Buzzfeed Should Visit Arizona More Often

So often in Arizona, the Democratic minority does nothing but point its finger at the Republican majority. Of course, the Republican majority is not infallible; it has had its share of missteps. Whether it is dragging its feet in an ethics investigation after a roadside brawl or getting outsmarted and outworked by the Ron Paul supporters at the State Convention, Democrats have often pointed with either a chuckle or snide remark when Arizona Republicans have run into trouble.

Besides their own pointing and chuckling at Democrats for being in the minority and generally floundering, the Republican majority in Arizona can thank Democrats for a little amusement recently . . . and if Kyrsten Sinema wins the Democratic Primary in Congressional District 9, chuckling may turn to guffawing. On August 10, Sinema was featured in an article on Buzzfeed, “The 8 Craziest Candidates of 2012.”

Of course, number one on the list was the Democratic nominee for the U.S. Senate, Mark Clayton. You know, the die-hard Libertarian who was the highest vote-getter in a Democratic Primary? The one with a website covered in conspiracy theories? Yes, that one.

Besides Clayton and Sinema, the Buzzfeed staff picked a handful of wild-eyed Republicans. They are generally old and white males, the supposedly “stereotypical” Republican, so it seemed like they went with the “throwing a handful of darts at the dartboard” technique. But, thankfully, Arizona was given the sole honor of having the only Democrat in the liberal media’s mind crazy enough to make the list. The article mentions a rant about stay-at-home moms leeching off their husbands or boyfriends. It also mentioned an antiwar rally to which Sinema, confusing the rally with a costume party, wore a pink tutu. It was all as true as it was entertaining.

What the article did not mention, surprisingly, is how Republicans are licking their chops waiting for Sinema to be nominated as the Democratic choice for the general election. What Republicans know, and what many will find out if Sinema wins, is that the article in Buzzfeed only scratched the surface.

Kyrsten Sinema Voted Among 8 Most Crazy by Buzzfeed