Politico – America’s Most Puzzling Governor – By REED KARAIM March 06, 2014

Brewer defended the cuts as necessary for a state deeply in the red. Here, once again, she slips easy classification. Brewer also supported a 1 percent increase in the state sales tax to help fund education, despite facing Republican primary opposition when running for her first full term. “The 1 percent sales tax was fairly courageous,” says State Sen. David Bradley, a Tucson Democrat. “The cuts to education would have been so much more drastic without it.”

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