Jan Brewer's successor probably won't be as flamboyant
March 12th, 2014
05:35 PM ET
5 months ago

Jan Brewer's successor probably won't be as flamboyant

(CNN) – It's not clear who might try to succeed Jan Brewer as governor of Arizona next year, but chances are good that whoever it is won't be quite as flamboyant.

The finger-wagging, gun-loving politician, known as a firebrand who exhibits flashes of moderation, announced on Wednesday that she would "pass the torch of leadership" and not run for reelection. Her term ends in January.

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soundoff (9 Responses)
  1. Tom

    Never underestimate the Republican party's ability to find a bigger nut case.

    March 12, 2014 05:51 pm at 5:51 pm |
  2. rs

    Wrong, CNN, this is Arizona, there is a high probability that if we get a Republican Governor, "you ain't seen nothin' yet".

    March 12, 2014 05:57 pm at 5:57 pm |
  3. Randy, San Francisco

    Good news for citizens of Arizona. They deserve better than the likes of Jan Brewer. Gun toting firebrands do not make good leaders.

    March 12, 2014 06:08 pm at 6:08 pm |
  4. wendel

    well that wouldn't take much. But if it is a repo alas I think they will probably be a nut job. Runs in the party and it's members. Looney tunes one and all.

    March 12, 2014 06:15 pm at 6:15 pm |
  5. wendel

    All they have to do is walk around waving a rifle and they will win .

    March 12, 2014 06:17 pm at 6:17 pm |
  6. Rick McDaniel

    Don't count on that CNN.......AZ is NOT, going to lay down to your brand of liberalism, and subversion, in America.

    March 12, 2014 06:46 pm at 6:46 pm |
  7. GOP = Greed Over People

    As soon as she retires, I suggest that she use her free time wisely.

    Purchase a 55 gallon drum of moisturizer, and submerse herself for say, 48 hours.

    Rinse and repeat.

    March 12, 2014 06:54 pm at 6:54 pm |
  8. Rudy NYC

    Flamboyant is not the word I would use to describe the person that wagged her finger in the face of the POTUS while seemingly chewing him out on the tarmac. Flamboyant? That's not even close, moving in the opposite direction.

    March 13, 2014 07:54 am at 7:54 am |
  9. salty dog

    Run lady run.

    March 13, 2014 08:00 am at 8:00 am |