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|Right-wingers will punish San Francisco by skipping the city on their vacations and heading to Arizona instead. In the heart of summer. Good luck with that.|
We reported earlier about 200 enraged letter-writers who canceled their San Francisco vacations after the city weighed in on the state of Arizona's controversial immigration law -- and saw fit to shower the San Francisco Convention and Visitor's Bureau with written explanations.
We have now obtained and read 160 of the letters. A recurring theme: These folks have seen fit to punish San Francisco by not coming here -- and will instead spend the middle of summer in the nuclear furnace conditions of the Arizona.
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Correspondent Ken Fournet, who doesn't disclose he's from, wrote "I have today canceled my reservations to spend our 30th anniversary in San Francisco for later this month. Instead, I am making reservations to stay in Tempe. Thank God that the Arizona governor is making Arizona a safer place."
Michael Dorman writes: "Alas, our Memorial Day travel plans will not include a family trip to San Francisco. We will take our three teenagers elsewhere -- perhaps Arizona."
Poor things. The Dorman kids' dad apparently didn't know that when used together in a sentence, "Memorial Day," "Arizona" "Three teenagers" and "family action" portend extraordinary suffering. Some advice: Kids, don't assault your father. This is something he feels strongly about. Bide your time and, in just a few more years, you'll never again be forced to suffer summertime Arizona heat, Mexican-bashing relatives, or the combination of both in a family sedan.
Mitch York, hailing from parts unknown, writes: "I am canceling my vacation to San Francisco this summer and instead my family and friends are headed to a week of golf in Scottsdale, Arizona... We will be very active in contacted (sic) others to do the same."
Ouch. Ouch. Ouch. Ouch. Ouch. Hey, what's that we hear? It's York and 10 of his friends getting burned by their white-hot seat-belts.
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