Posted on May 17, 2010

Miss USA: Did Arizona Immigration Hurt Miss Oklahoma Morgan Elizabeth Woolard in Loss to Rima Fakih?

Ethan Sacks, New York Daily News, May 17, 2010


Miss Oklahoma Morgan Elizabeth Woolard finished first runner-up to winner Rima Fakih of Michigan, and conspiracy theorists are grumbling that her support of SB 1070 may have cost her the crown in a repeat of last year’s Carrie Prejean controversy.

When “The Office” star Oscar Nunez posed Miss Oklahoma a question about where she stood on Arizona’s SB 1070 Sunday night, the crowd erupted in boos over the intrusion of politics, Fox News reported.

“I’m a huge believer in states’ rights. I think that’s what’s so wonderful about America,” Woolard answered of the law which requires state police to stop and question possible undocumented immigrants. “So I think it’s perfectly fine for Arizona to create that law.”

Woolard added that she is against racial profiling.