Published : Tuesday, 01 Nov 2011, 9:54 PM MST
PHOENIX - In her new book, Governor Jan Brewer tries to set the record straight about signing Arizona's immigration law, her feelings about President Obama, even her struggles growing up.
It's all there, well most of it is, in 'Scorpions For Breakfast.'
"Chuck Norris blogged, Jan Brewer is so tough she eats scorpions for breakfast and flosses with barbed wire," laughs Brewer.
But during the supercharged debate over illegal immigration -- Governor Brewer at times didn't feel so tough.
She leaned on advice her mom once gave her.
"When I went through this battle with 1070 I kept saying to myself, doing the right thing almost always means doing the hard thing and it has been hard."
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