Here, from todays NY Times, is Timothy Egan's take on the goings-on in the Grand Canyon State.
Even now, after seven months of winter, as Tamar and I gaze at the snow falling outside our window in latest April, we would not move back to Arizona. Bisbee, charming, old hippie town Bisbee, well maybe. Big city Arizona.... No way. There's a there there, and it sucks.