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Boycott Arizona? That's 'stupid' Says LA Co. Supervisor Antonovich

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Antonovich in a May 26, 2010 appearance (via LA County/Antonovich's website)
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Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich has offered his two cents on the movement in California and within his own board to engage in a financial boycott of Arizona, and he thinks the idea is "stupid," according to a press release issued today.Antonovich says that it's not a prudent use of local officials' energy to cut financial ties to Arizona as a result of their passage of the SB 1070 state immigration law. He calls the movement a "knee jerk reaction to support law breakers at the expense of law-abiding legal immigrants and other residents," and hails the effort as "irresponsible."

But it's not just foolish, according to Antonovich, it's also kind of phony.