Murray-bait. (Can’t believe I beat Brown to this.)
I mean, it’s Rick Moody. So while that absolutely meaningless sentence does make my blood boil, I’m comforted to see that it was written by a fool. Leave it to a consummate tourist like him to come away from Tucson thinking that the well-watered golf courses are some kind of metaphor for the city. It’s like a dramatic 20-year-old in a college writing workshop wrote this article based solely off a wikipedia article.