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Joe Arpaio Lies About Raising Cash off Birther Insanity, as Proven by The Joe Show (Video)

Does Sheriff Joe Arpaio want people to see Phoenix filmmaker Randy Murray's critically-acclaimed film The Joe Show, which begins a week-long run today at Harkins Valley Art in Tempe and Harkins Arrowhead in Peoria?

Certainly, Arpaio helped pimp the flick in Hollywood when it played there earlier this year, clowning around with Wonder Woman and the Cookie Monster on Hollywood Boulevard for the cameras.

But as the film lands in his backyard, the octogenarian autocrat seems conflicted.

Blogger Mitch Martinson of Arizona's Politics caught Arpaio Tweeting that the doc was "a movie only my critics will love," while at the same time offering, "Hope supporters attend too."

Why, Joe, so they can learn what a big, corrupt media-hog you are?

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Stephen is a former staff writer and columnist at Phoenix New Times.
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