Friday, July 10, 2009

Sheriff Joe: Boo Hoo! DOJ is Picking on me!

What's the old saying? He can dish it out, but he can't take it?

Andrea Nill writes on Sheriff Joe:

When the Department of Justice (DOJ) beganinvestigating Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) following racial-profiling allegations, Arpaio said “bring it on.” Now, four months later, he has announced that he will no longer cooperate with DOJ officials. Instead, Arpaio, with the help of attorney Robert Driscoll, has filed atit-for-tat request with the DOJ’s Office of Professional Responsibility to investigate the DOJ’s investigation of him.

Arpaio thinks the DOJ’s actions are politically-motivated and thus refuses to open up his doors so that the DOJ can “come in and find something.” At a press conference hosted yesterday, Arpaio complained that the DOJ is being a bully, Click here for the rest of the piece.

Sheriff Joe has got to go!


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