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As we’ve been saying, self-proclaimed “America’s Toughest Sheriff” Joe Arpaio is scheduled tolaunch a new reality television show two days after Christmas.
The FOX network is giving a giant megaphone to a public official known for his anti-immigrant antics and racial profiling. Smile! You’re Under Arrestwill celebrate the slimy depths Sheriff Joe has been willing to sink toin Maricopa County, Arizona. Well, we’ve launched a new video askingthat Joe get the attention he really deserves — an investigation by the Department of Justice.
Watch the video and raise your voice!
We’re calling for an investigation into Sheriff Joe’s appalling record. Here are some highlights:
2,700 lawsuits have been filed against Arpaio
Joe prioritizes immigrant sweeps over prosecuting felons (there are 40,000 outstanding warrants in his county)
The Sheriff discriminates against Latinos, as found in an Arizona Republic study
Don’t get mad that Fox is glorifying Joe — Get even.