10 Most Bogus "Death Threats" Against Joe Arpaio

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7.) That Time That Guy Said That More Harmless Thing on the Internet

Earlier this year, a man voiced his urge to blow Arpaio's head clean off. Not that he's going to -- he just wants to. "I want to personally blow Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's head off," the man posted on Twitter. Clearly, Arpaio's life was in imminent danger after a guy in California posted that tweet. Arpaio's press release claimed deputies were off to California to look for the man, but they apparently didn't search too hard, since they never arrested the guy.

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