Joe Arpaio just won –at age 80 — another term as Sheriff of Maricopa County in Arizona.
With that in mind, he posits:
Sheriff Joe to Obama: Let’s Meet ‘Man to Man’ to Discuss Immigration
Defiant and reflective, 80-year-old Maricopa County, Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio told Breitbart News after winning re-election that he has a message for President Barack Obama: granting amnesty to illegal immigrants is unfair to legal immigrants.
Ladies and gentlemen, in my 40+ years in law enforcement — federal, state and county — I can’t tell you how much I would have loved to have worked for Sheriff Joe Arpaio in my career. His fundamental honesty, his integrity, his clarity, has diminished my past Sheriffs into dust:
- Scott Jones — I’m awaiting his potential “legacy”
– John McGinness — the greatest disappointment in the history of my department
– Lou Blanas
– Glenn Craig
– Robbie Waters
They were all sucking sycophants for votes.
The last “honest” Sheriff my county had was Duane Lowe. He drank, he suspended deputies, he made edicts; if you pissed him off he remembered you. But he brought my department into the 20th and then the 21st century. God bless him. He typified “Old School.”
The others: a sad commentary. They were mostly empty suits with one exception: Lou Blanas actually cared about his deputies.
“I wish the president would invite me to the White House,” Arpaio told Breitbart News. “We’ll have some wine and beer, and light up cigars.”
When it comes to potential amnesty provisions being discussed in Washington, Arpaio said he is against amnesty because, to him, it is a fairness issue the elite media and career politicians in Washington do not understand.
“It’s a fairness issue, nobody thinks about that,” Arpaio said. “Why should we reward people who come here illegally?” Arpaio noted that “everybody around the world is waiting for years to come here” and “they don’t all come sneaking in.” “I’m an old-time guy, I just use common sense,” Arpaio said.
Sheriff Joe Arpaio.
At age 80, the last of a dying breed.
We need more Joe Arpaios as Sheriffs and Chiefs.
We won’t get them.