Pardon me while I enjoy the weeping, wailing, and gnashing of teeth as the Obama Justice Department investigates Sheriff Joe. I’ve always prided myself on my intellectual honesty. Therefore, I am pleased to announced that I finally approve of something the Obama Administration is doing.
‘… the United States Department of Justice is commencing an investigation of the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office (''MCSO'') pursuant to the pattern or practice provisions of the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994,42 U.S.C. §14141 ("Section 14141") and the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968,42 U.S.C. § 3789d ("Safe Streets Act"), and pursuant to the prohibitions against national origin discrimination in Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964,42 U.S.C. §§ 2000d to 2000d-7 ("Title Yr') and the Safe Streets Act, 42 U.S.C. § 3789d(c)." …”
Unfortunately, like the Gang Who Couldn’t Shoot Straight, once again they are blowing it. When people have no moral center, and not actual grounding in the reality of the world, only the engine of political correctness, to guide them, they have a tendency to get it wrong. They did the same thing with their attacks on Rush Limbaugh. Instead of diminishing him, his ratings have never been higher. And, unfortunately they are going to do the same thing with Sheriff Joe. Can you say “martyr”?
The Gang Who Can’t Shoot Straight is going after Sheriff Joe Arpaio for the various and sundry Civil Rights violations in his department. In case you have been living on the former planet, Pluto for the past few years, you, the reader, are probably familiar with Sheriff Joe’s own little version of immigration reform. It’s quite simple. You profile ‘em, arrest ‘em, and deport ‘em.
Then again, someone may be trying to separate Republicans from what little remains of the Hispanic vote, because the targeting of Sheriff Joe, no matter how well deserved, is going to be a rallying cry for the hereto for silent anti-immigration freak show of hate. No matter that the hard-line anti-immigration forces have little to do with the Republican Party, the extreme right third party, independent folks are bound and determined to destroy the GOP.