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Friday, December 15, 2017
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Emmy

#EndorseThis: See Why John Oliver Deserves That Emmy

Dismaying as it was to watch former presidential press secretary Sean Spicer treated like a cute celebrity on the Emmy Awards, the television academy at least recognized many of the brightest stars gracing the tube — including the mighty John Oliver, who won “Writing for a Variety Series” in competition with host Stephen Colbert, Seth […]

September 18, 2017
Arpaio

How Bad Is Joe Arpaio? You Probably Have No Idea, But Trevor Noah Knows

The presidential pardon of former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio revealed more than Trump’s contempt for courts and the law, which was not exactly a secret anyway. Defending his decision to relieve the lawless lawman of the penalty for defying a federal court order, Trump endorsed his execrable, bigoted, extremely costly record in office. Just […]

August 29, 2017
Danziger

Danziger: Joe Shmoe

August 28, 2017
Crazy

This Week In Crazy: Alex Jones Makes Incoherent Case For White Reparations

Eclipse apocalypse, white reparations, and a journalism crash course from a conspiracist blogger. Welcome to This Week In Crazy.

August 25, 2017
Anti-Immigrant Sheriff Joe Arpaio defeated in Arizona

Democrat Defeats Anti-Immigrant Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio

The loss by the embattled sheriff came as he faced a criminal contempt charge for violating a court order against racial profiling.

November 9, 2016
Joe Arpaio

Long-Time Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio Faces Tough Re-election Bid

Arizona lawman Joe Arpaio has long battled controversy over his tough stance on illegal immigration but may now face his toughest test as he seeks a seventh term as sheriff of the state’s most populous county.

August 26, 2016
Infrastructure, Trump

Trump Strengthens His Core Base: Immigration Hard-Liners

Longtime advocates for shutting the door to new immigrants now hold crucial positions in the presumptive nominee’s campaign, and many believe, for the first time in recent memory, they have a candidate who is willing to speak plainly about reducing immigration.

July 4, 2016
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio listens to U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speak at a campaign rally in Marshalltown, Iowa January 26, 2016. Arpaio endorsed Trump at the rally. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Arizona Sheriff Arpaio In Contempt In Profiling Case

Joe Arpaio, America’s self-proclaimed “toughest sheriff,” may face jail time or a takeover of his Maricopa County sheriff’s office after a federal judge found him in contempt of court for deliberating violating an order to stop profiling Latinos solely on the assumption that they’re in the country illegally.

May 14, 2016

Endorse This: The Birther Of A Nation

One of Donald Trump’s political allies is now helping to remind everyone just how crazy the paranoid right wing is. Joe Arpaio, the sheriff of Maricopa County, Arizona, appeared on CNN to reiterate that he is the “chief law enforcement officer” — and he’s still investigating President Obama’s birth certificate.

July 24, 2015
Donald Trump immigration pinata

On Immigration, Trump Takes A Page From Pete Wilson’s 1994 Playbook

Some people are calling Trump’s comments “fringe rhetoric.” But others are worried that the Republicans will take on anti-immigration and anti-Latino sentiment.

July 14, 2015