A mark against our polity?
If any public official in America deserves the contempt of all citizens, it is Sheriff Joe Arpaio, the Maricopa County lawman who has forced innocent men to march down the street in pink underwear, reportedly forced a Latina woman to give birth while shackled to a bed, and is now trumping up bribery charges against a local judge. That Arizonans repeatedly elect this man is a mark against their polity.
Hey now. “Arizonans” don’t repeatedly elect Sheriff Joe into office – the citizens of Maricopa County do. The rest of us have nothing to do with it. Careful with that big paint brush, Conor, someone could lose an eye….