Fanning the Flames: When In Doubt, Blame Aliens

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Abby Zimet

Good ole John McCain is blaming illegal immigrants for starting Arizona's wildfires. One problem: the Forest Service says it's not true. Some civil rights advocates suggest it could be aliens, the other kind. If so, perhaps they'd like to take some old, white, stupid, racist politicians back with them.

"They have set fires because they want to signal others. They have set fires to keep warm and they have set fires in order to divert law enforcement agents and agencies from them." - an even more pandering than usual McCain

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