The state of Arizona has a message for the city of Los Angeles -- boycott our state, if you want, but we're taking our electricity from you.
Scare tactic? Probably. Dirty politics? I'll let you decide that one.
What's the fuss about? Immigration.
As you know, Arizona's governor recently signed into law the nation's toughest illegal-immigration policies, and in doing so she set off a firestorm of criticism from various places around the country.
The L.A. city council formally protested, saying it was planning to boycott the state. Now, Arizona has responded.