April 4, 1988

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1988 – Arizona Governor Evan Mecham was voted out of office by the Arizona Senate. Mecham was found guilty of diverting state funds to his auto business and of trying to impede an investigation into a death threat to a grand jury witness. Ex-Governor Mecham complained to the press that Alabama does it all the time and Alabama’s governor Guy Hunt shot back, “But we don’t do it in the open and get caught, you idjit!”

About Joel Byers

Born in North Georgia and educated at some very fine public institutions. Real education started after graduating from college and then getting married and raising two boys. Has the ability to see the funny and absurd in most things and will always remark on it, even if it means getting the stink-eye from his victims.
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