Joe Arpaio Owned by the Infamous Duke St. Rollins
Sheriff Joe Arpaio's the Rodney Dangerfield of Sand Land politics these days. He just don't get no respect.
Thing is, in his case, he deserves no respect, whereas Dangerfield's self-pity was a shtick. People actually liked him. They despise Joe. At least those with half a brain or more.
Because of this, Joe has been whining online of late. Case in point, a recent tweet from the MCSO's egomaniacal jefe about the media not covering a recent drug bust, which seems worthy of Joe's attention only because illegal immigrants were involved.
"I see that the arrest of two illegal aliens with 50 pounds of methamphetamine was ignored by most of the media including the large newspaper," Sheriff Twit tweeted on June 27.
Enter the self-described "world-famous troll and nemesis of teabaggers" Duke St. Rollins. St. Rollins is notorious for owning such right-wing dillweeds as Sean Hannity, Ted Nugent, and Mitt Romney, to name a few.
But the Duke saves his high-explosive ire for Cactus Country's criminal pseudo sheriff. This is what he dished out to Nickel Bag Joe on Arpaio's own Facebook page:
"Maybe that should tell you that the American people are tired of this bullshit war on drugs and tired of redneck sheriffs who obsess about illegal immigrants. Maybe if you got off your fat ass and did your job by investigating and arresting all of the sex offenders and child molesters in Maricopa County, that would make the news. You attention whoring douchebag. Fuck you."
So saith the Duke.
The comment has since been deleted from Arpaio's account (wonder why?), but St. Rollins posted a screenshot of it to his FB page, with a suggestion to Joe on how he and the Duke could, uh, get better acquainted.
A man unafraid to speak his mind, the Duke is. I've also taken the liberty of posting here a brilliant photo parody by the Duke of that classic Sam Peckinpah film Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia, with Arpaio subbed for Garcia.
It's a metaphor, Joe, so don't waste hundreds of thousands of our tax dollars having your moron deputies investigate it, as you've done with non-existent threats in the past. Parody is protected by the First Amendment. Remember The People vs. Larry Flynt?
Anyway, good work, St. Rollins. Keeping duking it out with the likes of Joe. He deserves all the ridicule your wicked gray matter can muster.
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