Think Progress caught this one. Apparently J.D. Hayworth thinks that Liz Cheney, Fred Thompson and Sarah Palin are going to be moving large amounts of
Think Progress caught this one. Apparently J.D. Hayworth thinks that Liz Cheney, Fred Thompson and Sarah Palin are going to be moving large amounts of citizens to "BUYcott" instead of boycott the state of Arizona. I say good luck with that.
This morning on Face the Nation, host Bob Schieffer pointed out that Arizona didn’t anticipate the economic effects of a boycott against the state when it passed its new immigration law. Arizona senatorial candidate and immigration hardliner J.D. Hayworth (R) mostly dismissed concerns over the boycott. Instead, Hayworth pointed out that “friends in California” are pushing for an economic “BUYcott” of Arizona in support of the recently approved legislation.
What Hayworth is referring to is a “National Arizona BUYcott” campaign that was reportedly set to be announced yesterday at the Winning Back America Conference, which was headlined by Liz Cheney, Fred Thompson, and Sarah Palin. The effort has already launched a website and a Facebook group with 1,075 members. Tennessee radio host Steve Gill is personally encouraging people to buy from the Arizona-based Cold Stone Creamery ice cream shop. “We’re going to go out to Cold Stone Creamery and dish out some free samples to local listeners and let them buy some Arizona ice cream as part of our ‘buycott’ to support Arizona,” he told KTAR. Read on...