When you find yourself in a hole, the first rule is: QUIT DIGGING!!

By Craig McDermott, cross-posted from Random Musings

However, we all know what the Republicans in the Arizona legislature think about rules…

Winged Victory is the weathervane atop the old State Capitol building (actually, it was the territorial capitol building first) and legend has it that as the desert winds changed, it would turn toward Arizona's future*.

With the Arizona lege's special session passage of HB2001, the massive tax windfall for corporations (and a $538 million hole in the state's finances), Winged Victory has assumed a new pose, one that illustrates the direction the legislature is moving the state toward…

* = Actually, while there is a legend or three surrounding Winged Victory, I don't know what they are.  Let me be clear, this line was crafted for this story.  But it sounds right. :))

Deepest thanks go out to Vince Palermo, a photographer and graphic designer, for his help with turning a concept into the above picture.  His website, Vinceisvisual.com, is here.

Later…

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