Fiore Cartoon: Arizona's Police State

Fri Apr. 30, 2010 3:39 PM EDT

Arizona's new draconian immigration bill has been in the news recently. President Obama called it "misguided" and our own Adam Weinstein described it thusly: "Arizona has opened US culture to two words that previously were the exclusive province of Nazi Germany and the communist bloc: 'Papers, please.'" As basic notions of fairness crumble in Arizona, Mark Fiore imagines a future in which even Governor Jan Brewer herself is arrested under suspicion of foreign citizenship.

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Mark Fiore is an editorial cartoonist and animator whose work has appeared in the Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, the San Francisco Examiner, and dozens of other publications. He is an active member of the American Association of Editorial Cartoonists, and has a web site featuring his work.