When Russell Pearce touted his candidacy for 1st Vice-Chair of the Arizona Republican Party at Saturday’s State Mandatory Meeting, a long line of admirers stood at the
altar podium of the church sanctuary and testified about their personal relationship with Jesus Pearce.
During the Pearce Revival, we here at PM received calls and texts from PCs and enjoyed the live tweets from the Arizona Capitol Times’ Jim Small. (The Phoenix New Times' Stephen Lemons reported on the show as well.)
No one was more moved by the touch of his master’s hand than Maricopa County Republican Committee Chairman, Rob Haney.
In what can only be described as a pathological case of hero worship, Haney said,
“When you and I are gone, if anyone’s profile is carved into Camelback Mountain,
it will be Russell Pearce’s.”
We suspect that the Haney dinner table conversation goes something like this: "I like to think of Russell as a……"