Sheriff Joe Arpaio: Will Attempted Bomb Attack Be Blamed on ‘Violent Rhetoric’?
Gather ^ | April 12, 2013 | Renee Nal
Sheriff Joe Arpaio has been effectively vilified in the mainstream media—possibly contributing to an attempt on his life. On Friday, a package addressed to the controversial Sheriff would have exploded, possibly killing him if the device was not intercepted. This was not the first attempt to assassinate the sheriff.
Arizona Sheriff Arpaio is best known for “his strict treatment of jail inmates and cracking down on illegal immigration,” as reported by the Washington Post. The mainstream media is not a fan of Arpaio, to say the least. Last month, the ridiculous “news” outlet, ThinkProgress, said that Arpaio, “…may be the most despicable law enforcement officer in the country.” Rolling Stone Magazine said that he is “the most corrupt and abusive sheriff in America.” Wow. It is no wonder people want to kill him. There are plenty more where that came from. There is even a song about killing Arpaio. Sick.
Even after the news about the bomb was released, the coverage continued to be nasty. In response to the Sheriff’s statement at a news conference, “Of course you worry. I’m a victim, I’m a witness. When you convict people, the victim has to be somewhat concerned. I’m a little concerned about my family..,” Matthew Hendley of the PhoenixNewTimes has a condescending headline that says it all, “…Arpaio Takes Full Advantage of Scary Box in Mail: ‘I’m a Victim.'”
Arpaio can’t get a day of reprieve even on the day he could have been murdered…..
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