Judging by the evidence of last night's gubernatorial debate, Arizona Governor Jan Brewer is an elderly robot whose insides have begun to malfunction.

Here's her "opening statement":

And here's a post-debate run-in with the press:

The other possibility: Jan Brewer is hoping to launch a national political career by abandoning her duties as governor. (It worked for Sarah Palin!)

Thank you for bringing these clips into my life, Towleroad.